George B. Anstee American Civil War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George B. Anstee, born in c1841 in England to currently unknown parents, who fought on the side of the Union in the American Civil War, enlisting at Portage, New York on September 9 1864. He was posted to the 2nd Regiment New York MountedContinue reading “George B. Anstee American Civil War Hero”

Pre-1800 America Newspaper Stories Uploaded

We have now completed uploading to the ‘Anstey Story’ project all newspaper stories that we can find in American newspapers involving ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ pre-1800. Going forward in time, finding and connecting stories will become ever more time intensive as the sheer volume of newspapers available to search expands. Anybody who has transcripts of interesting newspaper articlesContinue reading “Pre-1800 America Newspaper Stories Uploaded”

American Census Mapping Commenced

The 1910 American Census was taken on 15 April 1910, at which time the total population count of America was around 92.2 million. Of those, approximately 300 were members of the ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ family, representing about 1 in every 307,000 people living there – ie not very many! We are currently mapping each andContinue reading “American Census Mapping Commenced”

American Ansteys in the 1917/18 Draft Registration Completed

Towards the end of World War One, following America’s declaration of war on Germany in April 1917, there were three Draft Registrations. The first was held on 5 June 1917 for men ages 21-31. The second was held on 5 June 1918 for men who turned 21 since the first registration. The third started 12 SeptemberContinue reading “American Ansteys in the 1917/18 Draft Registration Completed”

Cumberland, Iowa Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Cumberland, Iowa Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys of South Gloucestershire. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Cumberland, Iowa Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Cumberland, Iowa Anstey Page Commenced”

Minersville, Pennsylvania Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Minersville, Pennsylvania Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the Dyrham Anstees of South Gloucestershire. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Minersville, Pennsylvania Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Gary

Frank Albert Anstie World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frank Albert Anstie of the London, Ontario Ansties, who enlisted with the 7th Canadian Mounted Rifles early in the war then later embarked for France with the 4th Divisional Train of the CASC, before being “granted special leave to return to Canada on CompassionateContinue reading “Frank Albert Anstie World War One Hero”

Portland, Oregon Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Portland, Oregon Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the Washfield Ansteys of Devon, who arrived in Portland, Oregon via Toronto, Canada. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Portland, Oregon Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with suchContinue reading “Portland, Oregon Anstey Page Commenced”

Silver Bow Montana Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Silver Bow, Montana Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the St Gluvias Ansteys of Cornwall, an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, headed by Alfred George Anstey (b 1864 Kenwyn). We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the SilverContinue reading “Silver Bow Montana Anstey Page Commenced”

Massena, Iowa Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Massena, Iowa Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the Stoke Gifford Ansteys, headed by George James Anstey (b 1858 Llantrissent). We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Massena, Iowa Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Massena, Iowa Anstey Page Commenced”