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
Annie Alvina Wellwood
Frederick William Agnew
Charles A. Agnew
George Edward Agnew
James Isaac Agnew
Mary Emily Agnew
Sarah Eliza Agnew
Archibald Thomas Agnew
John Philip Agnew
Annie Isabel Annabelle Agnew
Robert Wilson Agnew
Daniel Noble Agnew
Everett Edward Agnew

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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

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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