Dr. Henry Seidel Canby

Male6 September 1878–5 April 1961

Brief Life History of Henry Seidel

When Dr. Henry Seidel Canby was born on 6 September 1878, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, Edward Tatnall Canby, was 28 and his mother, Ella A. Seidel, was 23. He married Marian Ponsonby Gause on 15 June 1907. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 5 years and Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States in 1940. He died on 5 April 1961, in Ossining, Ossining, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Henry Seidel Canby
1878–1961
Marian Ponsonby Gause
1885–1974
Marriage: 15 June 1907
Edward Tatnall Canby
1912–1998
Courtlandt Canby
1914–2004

Sources (4)

  • Henry S Canby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Canby, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1907
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

    Age 15

    The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 22

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): probably a habitational name from Caenby in Lincolnshire, named with the Old Norse personal name Kafni + ‘farmstead’. However, it may also be a shortened form of a habitational name from Cross Canonby (Cumbria) or Carnaby (East Yorkshire).

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

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