Elmer Turner Stairs

Male1 February 1889–8 January 1974

Brief Life History of Elmer Turner

When Elmer Turner Stairs was born on 1 February 1889, in Hartfield, Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Amasa Clayton Stairs, was 27 and his mother, Almeda A Bragdon, was 23. He married Ada M. Marsten on 23 August 1916, in Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada. He lived in Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1891. He died on 8 January 1974, in Hartfield, Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hartfield Cemetery, Hartfield, Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Turner Stairs
1889–1974
Emma Marguerite Schriver
1908–1975
Marriage: 26 November 1924
Jaunita June Stairs
1924–1985
Ella Ruby Stairs
1927–2004
Dalton Elmer Stairs
1930–2022
Bertram Edmund Stairs
1936–2023
Rosalie Diane Stairs
1941–2002

Sources (10)

  • Elmer Stairs in household of Amasa Stairs, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Elmer J Stairs, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Elmer Turner Stairs, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1924Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (3)

    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

    Age 12

    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 48

    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 66

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

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Stair , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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