Emily Mary Anstey

30 January 1877–
Purcell's Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada

The Life of Emily Mary

When Emily Mary Anstey was born on 30 January 1877, in Purcell's Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada, her father, Samuel Anstey, was 51 and her mother, Maria Bound, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Anstey
1826–1892
Maria Bound
1850–1893
Elizabeth Ann Anstey
1872–
Frederick Anstey
1874–1885
Emily Mary Anstey
1877–
Priscilla Anstey
1881–1953
Jonathon Anstey
1884–
Alexander Anesty
1885–1957

Parents and Siblings

    Male1826–1892Male

    Maria Bound

    Female1850–1893Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (1)

1982

Age 105

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the dozen places in England called Anstey or Ansty, from Old English ānstiga, a compound of ān ‘one’ + stīg ‘path’, denoting a short stretch of road forking at both ends. The surname is found principally in Somerset and the West Country.

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

Sources (1)

  • Emily Mary Anstey, "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893"

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