Born: June 12, 1857, Han­o­ver, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Died: Au­gust 3, 1937.

Buried: Mount Ol­iv­et Ce­me­te­ry, Han­o­ver, Penn­syl­van­ia.


Ambrose was the son of Ab­sa­lom Ga­ble Schmidt and Ca­tha­rine Trone, and hus­band of Al­da May Stouff­er.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Frank­lin and Mar­shall Col­lege, and the Re­formed The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry in Lan­cas­ter, Penn­syl­van­ia.

He was li­censed May 17, 1889, by Gettys­burg Class­is, and or­dained May 27, 1889, by Mar­y­land Classis.

He served at Christ Mis­sion, Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land (3 years); St. Mark’s, Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia (4 years); as fi­nan­cial sec­re­ta­ry of Frank­lin and Mar­shall Col­lege (5½ years); and St. John’s, Belle­fonte, Penn­syl­van­ia (18 years).

He was chair­man of the Sun­day School Hym­nal Com­mit­tee, and (1917–20) sec­re­ta­ry of the New Hym­nal Com­mit­tee for the Gen­er­al Sy­nod of the Re­formed Church.

He was liv­ing in Belle­fonte as of 1918.



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