Agnew Family History

Last updated: March 7, 2013

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March 7, 2013


The Agnew Family, around 1901-1902
Photo courtesy of Jim Agnew

Back row (L-R):
Martin Codding Agnew (son of James R. Agnew and Mary F. Codding) (b. 04 Mar 1882 LeRaysville, PA, d. 27 Jul 1920 Lusk, WY) - William's nephew

William Agnew, Jr. (b. 25 Dec 1838 Antrim Co., Ireland, d. 06 Oct 1909 LeRaysville, PA), buried in East Herrick Cem., near LeRaysville, Bradford Co., PA. Brother to Henry Leslie Agnew. Lived in LeRaysville, Bradford Co., PA and later Rochester, NY. There were two other Agnew brothers who came over from Ireland in 1853: James R. Agnew (d. Lusk) and John Agnew (d. 1863 Phila., PA).

John Wood Agnew (b. 03 Mar 1874 LeRaysville, PA, d. 30 Sep 1965 Lusk) - William's son

Lydia Amelia Wood (b. 28 Feb 1842 LeRaysville, PA, d. 12 Nov 1926 Lusk) - William's wife

Ulysses S. "Grant" Agnew (b. 04 Jul 1867 LeRaysville, PA, d. 02 Jan 1929 Torrington Hospital) - William's son


Front row (L-R):
Robert Charles Ord (b. 07 Mar 1869 Pawnee City, NE, d. 24 Jun 1932 Lusk) - Mayme Agnew's husband & a college professor in Lincoln, NE

Marjorie Frances Ord (m1. George Darrow, m2. Menno Kaan) (b. 18 Sep 1900 Lincoln, NE, d. 26 (24?) Jun 1990 Lusk) - Robert & Mayme Ord's daughter

Mayme Agnew Ord (b. 22 Jun 1875 LeRaysville, PA, d. 27 Jan 1950 Lusk) - William's daughter and Robert Ord's wife




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