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Anderson, Charles Warren

  • Person
  • 1896

Major Charles Warren Anderson was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, in 1896, the son of James A. and Eliza (Warren) Anderson. He was educated in the public schools of Saint John.
Anderson enlisted in 1918 and served in the 1st Siege Battery in France and Belgium during the First World War and was demobilized in 1919. He then worked for the Dominion Rubber Co. in Saint John; in 1924 he became associated with the Victory Garage & Supply Co. of Saint John. In 1930, he joined J. Clark & Son, Saint John and later Regal Motors, which was under the management of George Gallagher. Later he accepted a position with R.S. Miller, Saint John Dodge agents.

Anderson enlisted in the militia as a private soldier in 1921; he was commissioned as a lieutenant 1925 and rose to command A Company, 7th Machine Gun Battalion and later B Company of the 1st Battalion Saint John Fusiliers. He was a member of the Saint John Garrison Officer's Mess, the United Services Institute of New Brunswick, the New Brunswick Rifle Association, and the Community Concert Association. His long interest in railways led him to collect information about railways and railroads in New Brunswick.

Source: Prominent People of New Brunswick, 1937

Anderson, Ethel

  • MS134
  • Person
  • 1894-1972

Ethel Anderson (4 Jan 1894 – 5 Feb 1972) was the daughter of William L. & Ella Sophie (Pallen) Anderson. She was born in Fredericton and was a lifelong resident of the city, graduated from UNB in 1916, and worked with J. Clark & Sons, as well as a secretary for the Lieutenant Governor, W.G. Clark. She was a member of the UNB Alumni Association, the University Women’s Club, the Anagwakade Chapter, IODE, and Christ Church -Parish Church.

Anderson, Job

  • MC-4
  • Person
  • 20 January 1838 - 1910

Job Anderson was born in 1839 in Midgic, Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick to John Anderson (1798–1866) and Elizabeth Read (ca. 1800–1891) and was the great-grandson of the Yorkshire family of Thomas and Mary Anderson, who arrived in Sackville in 1772. Job Anderson married Emma R. Harris on 30 March 1864 and they had two children: Nellie (1868- n.d.) and Fred (1883-n.d.). Their daughter Nellie married Walter W. Tingley, who moved to the property in 1907. This property stayed in the Tingley family for another 80 years. Job Anderson was both a farmer and generalist blacksmith, shoeing horses and making items for local farmers. The blacksmith shop that belonged to Job Anderson was inactive for many decades before being moved to the Campbell Carriage Factory Museum in 2011 to become a functioning blacksmiths shop. Job Anderson died in Sackville, New Brunswick, in 1910.

Anderson, Millicent Elvira (Ramsay)

  • Person
  • c.1918-1988

Millicent Elvira (Anderson) Ramsay, the daughter of Oota Blanche Lister and James Harvey Ramsay, was born at Fredericton, N.B., about 1918. Following her early schooling, she worked as a stenographer, probably in or near Fredericton. On 15 June 1940, she married William Royce Anderson (1913-1985), of Newcastle, N.B., the son of Huldah Helen Jane Morrison and William Stafford Anderson. Millicent and W. Royce Anderson made their home in or near Newcastle, where, at least in the early years of their marriage, Royce worked as a lumberman. They had at least one child, Barbara Jean Anderson (MacIntosh, b. 1941). Millicent Ramsay was an avid curler and participated in numerous bonspiels, as did her husband, Royce, who was inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame. Millicent Ramsay died in 1988, at age 71. Her husband predeceased her, passing away on 31 October 1985 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Anderson, Samuel Boyd

  • Person
  • 6 August 1876 - 12 September 1934

World War I veteran and public servant, Samuel Boyd Anderson, the son of Janet Lamb and Stephen Anderson, was born 6 August 1876 at Port Elgin, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. In his youth, he became a friend of Frank Doyle, who served as an officer in the Canadian military and was a veteran of the South African War (Boer War). Boyd Anderson received his early education in Fredericton, where he also attended the Provincial Normal School. He served as principal of Hillsboro Superior and Victoria School in Moncton, resigning in 1913 to become an insurance agent. He married Gladys Sara Winter in 1927, and they had a daughter and a son, Bruce.

S. Boyd Anderson's military career began in 1914, when he enlisted in the Canadian Army. He was primarily responsible for building-up a new army unit in Westmorland County, known as the 8th Battery of Artillery. During the First World War, he served overseas with the 8th Battery in Belgium and France, returning to Canada in August 1919 with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. While in France, he was elevated to the rank of Brigadier-General and commanded a brigade of batteries of artillery. He was decorated for his wartime service.

At war's end, he settled in Moncton, where, in 1920, he was appointed clerk and treasurer for the city of Moncton, a post which he held until his death. He was active in rifle shooting and served as a member of the Council of the Dominion Rifle Association and as president of the Moncton Scout Association. S. Boyd Anderson died at Moncton on 12 September 1934.

Andrews, Freda

  • Person
  • 1925-2004

Freda Jeanette Andrews was born March 16, 1925 in Leonardville on Deer Island New Brunswick. She was the daughter of Theodore and Florence Tewksbury.
On January 19, 1946 she married Leo Edwards Andrews, who was a Marine in the US Airforce. Leo was from Princeton, Maine. During this time she lived in Japan and many American states, including Hawaii and California. In 1966 he retired from the Airforce and they moved to St. Andrews New Brunswick.
Freda Andrews worked for many years as an office clerk for the Algonquin Hotel. Was the past treasurer of the St. Andrews Senior Citizens Club. For many years acted as a judge on local figure skating events.

She had four children, twins James and Jerome, and two daughters Denise & Gaye.
Freda Jeanette Andrews died September 7, 2004 and Leo Edward Andrews died March 4, 2011.

Andrews, Joseph

  • Person
  • [1799 or 1800]-1885

Joseph Andrews was born in 1799 or 1800 and died in 1885. He lived on Paradise Row in Portland Parish, Saint John, New Brunswick. He left his property to his wife Jean to distribute as she thought best. He mentions his children: Joseph, Jean Olive, Mary (who married Charles Heales), Anny, Edward, and Elizabeth Andrews.

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