Ansley, Amos

Amos Ansley, the seventh child of Amos Ansley, a Loyalist from New York who settled in Upper Canada, and Christina McMichael, was baptized on 25 January 1801 in Kingston. He was educated at the university of Edinburgh, graduating on 14 January 1822, and was appointed to the Church of England’s mission of Hull in Lower Canada and March in Upper Canada. He arrived in Hull in 1823, became a deacon in 1824, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1826 by Bishop Charles James Stewart of Quebec City. Mr. Ansley married Harriet Kirkpatrick Henderson in 1826 [Westfall 1988].

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