Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826) American Anstey Pioneer

We have uploaded a biography of Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826 in Witheridge) who became an American Anstey Pioneer when he migrated to America in 1855 with his family, settling in Wisconsin. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. We are actively seeking any research or otherContinue reading “Henry Charles Anstey (b 1826) American Anstey Pioneer”

Simeon Bishop Anstey American Civil War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts Roll of Honour a biography of  Simeon Bishop Anstey of the Devonport Ansteys, who fought during the American Civil War (1861-1865) on the Union side, and died a couple of months after being injured at the Battle of Prairie Grove in 1862. Simeon was also an American Anstey Pioneer, becoming the patriarchContinue reading “Simeon Bishop Anstey American Civil War Hero”

American Ansteys Page Commenced

American Ansteys form a gallimaufry of offshoots of sub-branches, however they all have one thing in common, being that they can ALL ultimately trace back their ‘Anstey’ lineage to England, joining with one of the known English Anstey sub-branches. So however American you may feel, if you are an ‘Anstey’ (or ‘Anstee’, ‘Ansty’ or ‘Anstie’)Continue reading “American Ansteys Page Commenced”

Letter from Tom to George Anstey, 27 June 1911

We are continuing to upload onto this website project the letters received and sent by Tom (Thomas John Edmund Anstey – one of the chief researchers of this Anstey project) during his ‘Anstey’ surname and family research, which he conducted between c1905 and early 1914. Today’s letter was an ‘introductory letter‘ sent by Tom to George Anstey of Berlin, NebraskaContinue reading “Letter from Tom to George Anstey, 27 June 1911”