Robert Wilson Agnew

1910–2000 (Age 89)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Robert Wilson

When Robert Wilson Agnew was born in November 1910, in New Brunswick, Canada, his father, James Edward Agnew, was 61 and his mother, Annie Alvina Wellwood, was 42. He lived in Kent, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada in 1911. He died on 9 March 2000, in Sainte-Anne, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Agnew
1849–1926
Annie Alvina Wellwood
1868–1950
Frederick William Agnew
1893–1979
Charles A. Agnew
1895–1977
George Edward Agnew
1896–1956
James Isaac Agnew
1897–1914
Mary Emily Agnew
1901–1986
Sarah Eliza Agnew
1903–1996
Archibald Thomas Agnew
1904–1984
John Philip Agnew
1906–1909
Annie Isabel Annabelle Agnew
1908–1984
Robert Wilson Agnew
1910–2000
Daniel Noble Agnew
1912–2010
Everett Edward Agnew
1915–1935

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World Events (4)

1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 27

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 45

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam
1982

Age 72

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

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Agneaux in Manche, France.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gnímh ‘descendant of Gníomh’, a byname meaning ‘action’ or ‘activity’. The Ó Gnímhs were hereditary poets to a branch of the O’Neills; in this family the traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Robert M Agnaw in household of James Agnaw, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Robert Wilson Agnew - Facts

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