Annie May Sterling

25 November 1897–21 September 1956 (Age 58)
Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Annie May

When Annie May Sterling was born on 25 November 1897, in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Hiram Sterling, was 20 and her mother, Lucy Ann Crossman, was 19. She married George Seward Thompson on 1 January 1917, in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 21 September 1956, in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 58, and was buried in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George Seward Thompson
Annie May Sterling
Marriage: 1 January 1917
Margaret E Thompson
Isabelle Thompson
Viola May Thompson
Helen Kathleen Thompson
Bernice Hazel Thompson
Shirley Merine Thompson

Spouse and Children

1 January 1917
Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada


    Margaret E Thompson


    Isabelle Thompson


    Viola May Thompson


    Helen Kathleen Thompson


    Bernice Hazel Thompson


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 4

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.
1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 40

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 58

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Stirling .2 English: perhaps a variant of Starling .3 German: from Middle High German sterlinc, the name of a coin, hence probably a nickname for someone who paid that amount in rent.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Sterling in household of Hiram Sterling, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Annie Sterling in entry for Chesley Arthur Purdy and Shirley Merine Thompson, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Annie Steriling in entry for Ray Thompson and Bernice Hazel Thompson, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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