Agnes Irene Urquhart

January 1880–1953 (Age 73)
Kars, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Agnes Irene

When Agnes Irene Urquhart was born in January 1880, in Kars, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Josiah Urquhart, was 29 and her mother, Mary Jane Cossaboom, was 28. She married Albert Currie Jones on 23 February 1910, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kings, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1953, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Albert Currie Jones
Agnes Irene Urquhart
Marriage: 23 February 1910
Irene Lavenia Jones
Roy Herbert Jones

Spouse and Children

23 February 1910
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Josiah Urquhart


    Mary Jane Cossaboom




    Ira Porter Urquhart


    Ada M Urquhart



    Elliott Leslie Urquhart


    Lloyd Frank Urquhart


+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 0

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.
1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 21

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 57

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of four places so called. One in Fife is found in old records ( 1128 ) as Pettnaurcha, a Pictish-Gaelic name meaning ‘the portion of the shot’. Others, including one on Loch Ness, are named with Welsh ar ‘on’, ‘by’ + cardden ‘thicket’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agnes I. Urquhart in household of Josiah Urquhart, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Agnes I Urquhart in household of Josiah Urquhart, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Agnes Irene Urquhart in entry for Harold Edward Williams and Irene Levinia Corbett, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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