Anna Stirling Jack

23 February 1861–2 September 1923 (Age 62)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Anna Stirling

When Anna Stirling Jack was born on 23 February 1861, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Rev Lewis Jack, was 46 and her mother, Flora Jane McKenzie, was 44. She married Rev. Samuel Rosborough on 18 June 1884, in New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Sheet Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1891 and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 2 September 1923, in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 62, and was buried in Sheet Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Samuel Rosborough
Anna Stirling Jack
Marriage: 18 June 1884
Flora Christina Rosborough
Rev. Wilmer Brydone Rosborough
Emma Livingstone Rosborough
Una Rae Rosborough

Spouse and Children

18 June 1884
New Brunswick, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Rev Lewis Jack


    Flora Jane McKenzie




    Thomas Chalmers Jack


    Samuel Rutherford Jack


    Jane Isabell Jack


    Marion Elizabeth Jack



World Events (6)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 6

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 10

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 19

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from a Middle English personal name, Jakke, from Old French Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus, which is the source of both Jacob and James . As a family name in Britain, this is almost exclusively Scottish.2 English and Welsh: from the same personal name as 1, taken as a pet form of John .3 German (also Jäck): from a short form of the personal name Jacob .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna Rosborough in household of Chalmers G Jack, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Anna Jhok in household of Luis Jhok, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Anna S Jack, "New Brunswick Census, 1861"

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