Clow, Ambrose (aka "Am")
B: 17 Feb 1854, at Wiltshire, PEI
C: 28 May 1859, by Henry Pope, Source: Cornwall United Church, book 3, pg 7.
D: 21 Apr 1928 Kittson County, Minnesota
Bur: 23 Apr 1928, St. Vincent, Kittson County, MN
M: 1880, Mathilda Crewye or Cruwys b. 19 Jan 1859 Kingston, PEI d. 03 Apr 1940 Humboldt, MN. Another record shows Mathilda Cruwys was b. 09 Jan 1859, at Cornwall, c. 20 Feb 1859, Henry Pope, f, William Crewys m. Sarah, Cornwall UC,Bk. 3, p. 5;

FN: George Clow
MN: Margarette Ann McCann

Charles, George, Ephraim, and Ambrose went to Boston to seek a fortune. He delivered ice. In 1878-80, Ambrose received word that land was available in Minnesota.

Newspaper article said Mathilda left two sisters, Mrs. Charles Clow of Humboldt, and Mrs. Lincoln Irving of Boston, MA, one son Victor and his wife of Minneapolis; four granddaughters, Mrs. Eleanor Finney, Miss Dorothea Clow, Mrs. Phyllis Count of Minneapolis, and Mrs. Virginia Erickson, Mowbridge, SD.

Children of Ambrose Clow and Mathilda Crewys (Cruwys, or Crewye):

1. George Victor Clow
B: 19 Nov 1880, St. Vincent, MN
D: 27 Aug 1954, Richfield, MN
M: Marie Babbidge b.18 Oct 1883 St. Vincent, MN d.21 Sep 1959 Minneapolis, MN. A record shows he was a boarder of John H. Heal.

2. Mrs. Charles Clow

3. Mrs. Lincoln Irving


Nellie Clow (daughter of George and Charlotte Clow), lived with the Ambrose Clow family until her death at age 18 in a farm accident involving a horse drawn wagon.

Ambrose Clow, and his brothers, Charles, George, and Ephraim, went to Boston to seek their fortune. This was George and Margarette Mc Cann.

Around 1878-1880, word was received that land was available in Minnesota. Charles was sent to check out the territory. What he saw pleased him so he advised his brothers to join him in this new venture.

Ambrose brought his new wife, Mathilda Crewye, or Cruwys, who was also born on Prince Edward Island. Am had a house built in Humboldt where he and his wife lived the rest of their lives. They had a son, George Victor, who was born 19 Nov 1880.