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SUBMITTED PHOTO Janet and Charles Ambrose (front) are shown with their four children (back, from left): Linda Vogt, Lois Lucht, Sharon Carter and Gary Ambrose.

Alpha farm in Ambrose family since 1893

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ALPHA -- The Ambrose farm has been in the family for 120 years. The land, originally owned by G.A. Albertus and Geo. R. Moore, was purchased by John Ambrose in 1893 for the sum of $12 an acre -- $1,920 for the 160 acres. The Ambrose family's roots are in Czechoslovakia, although not much more is known about their heritage.

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