Albert Caswell Schurman

6 July 1853–31 January 1928 (Age 74)
Central Bedeque, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of Albert Caswell

When Albert Caswell Schurman was born on 6 July 1853, in Central Bedeque, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada, his father, Solomon Desbrisay Schurman, was 34 and his mother, Maria Davidson, was 33. He married Phoebe Sproule on 6 November 1883, in Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1883 and Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 31 January 1928, in Central Bedeque, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at the age of 74.

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Albert Caswell Schurman
Phoebe Sproule
Marriage: 6 November 1883
Irene Alberta Schurman
Helen Davison Schurman
Jennie Schurman
Ruby Marita Schurman
Howard Spurr Schurman

Spouse and Children

6 November 1883
Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (4)


Age 16


Age 18

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 56

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schürmann( see Schuermann ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Albis Schurman, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Albert Schurman, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Albert in entry for James L Wade and Helen Davison Schurman, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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