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Ansley Early Origins



The surname Ansley was first found in the county of Roxburghshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times. But they also had branches in Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Nottingham, where they gave their name to towns of the same name.

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Ansley Spelling Variations


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Ansley Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Ansley occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Ainslie, Ainsley, Ansley, Anslie, Aynslie, Aynsley, Aynsly, Aynsle, Ainley, Endlsley and many more.

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Ansley Early History


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Ansley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ansley research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1246, 1296, and 1836 are included under the topic Early Ansley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ansley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ansley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ansley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Ansley, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Ansley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Ansley, aged 26, who landed in America from Tyrone, Ireland, in 1892
  • Mrs. Ansley, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Mrs. J.H. Ansley, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Annie C. Ansley, aged 24, who settled in America, in 1894
  • H.M. Ansley, aged 37, who emigrated to America, in 1895

Ansley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Olga Ansley, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1903
  • Aggie Ansley, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Dresden, in 1904
  • Augustus H Ansley, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Gloucester, England, in 1906
  • Edwin Ansley, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Hilda Ansley, aged 3, who landed in America from Birmingham, Eng., in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ansley Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Amos Ansley, U.E., "Annsley", United Empire Loyalist, (b. 1757) born in Johnstown, New York, who settled in Canada c. 1783 married Christian McMichael in 1780, they had 8 children, died in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mrs Christian Ansley, U.E., (nče McMichael), United Empire Loyalist, born in New York State, who settled in Canada c. 1783 married Amos Ansley "Annsley" in 1780, died in 1834 in Montreal, Quebec they had 8 children [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Amos Lucas Ansley, U.E., United Empire Loyalist, who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Adjt. Ozias Ansley, U.E., United Empire Loyalist, who settled in New Brunswick c. 1783 part of the New Jersey Volunteers [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Ansley Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Ann Ansley, aged 76 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Lotus" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle on 7th June 1847 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 12)

Ansley Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Mary Ansley, aged 42, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1910
  • Alfred M. W. Ansley, aged 37, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1913
  • Burton G Ansley, aged 36, who emigrated to Toronto Canada, in 1913

Ansley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mabel Ansley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Empire" in 1880
  • Comyn Ansley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Empire" in 1880
  • F. E. Ansley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Triumph" in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ansley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ansley (post 1700)



  • Hunter Ansley (b. 1994), American child actress
  • James Ronald "Ronnie" Ansley (b. 1961), American North Carolina attorney and politician
  • Michael Antonio Ansley (b. 1967), American professional basketball player
  • Merrill E. Ansley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980
  • John A. Ansley, American politician, Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1888
  • George Hanford Ansley (1875-1961), American Democrat politician, Chair of Cattaraugus County Democratic Party, 1910; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928
  • Frank Ansley, American politician, Mayor of Hibbing, Minnesota, 1906
  • Everett B. Ansley (b. 1894), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Vladivostok, 1916-17
  • C. C. Ansley, American politician, Member of Georgia State Senate, 1950
  • B. Jack Ansley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960 (alternate)
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Ansley Historic Events


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Ansley Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Allan J Ansley, British Petty Officer Steward, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking, also sailed aboard the HMS Exeter

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 12)

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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The Ansley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ansley Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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