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Gen Samuel Tilden Ansell
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1875
Coinjock
Currituck County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 27, 1954
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Brigadier Gen. Samuel Tilden Ansell, son of Henry Beasley Ansell and Lydia (Simmons) Ansell was born Jan. 1, 1875. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1899. His first assignment after graduation was to Puerto Rico, and later he was transferred to the Philippines. He had two assignments as an instructor at West Point in the Department of Law; the first during 1902-04 and the second during 1906-10. He also was an instructor in the National Guard in 1908. He was selected to attend the University of North Carolina in 1904 and 1906. Because of his performance as the Assistant Judge Advocate during 1911-12 and as the Acting Judge Advocate during 1917-19, Ansell received a Distinguished Service Medal in 1919. He resigned in 1919 as a brigadier general. He married Elmeda Tracy of Washington, DC on Feb. 16, 1904. In 1920 he was living in Washington, DC as a lawyer. He died on May 27, 1954 in Washington, DC and is buried in U.S. Military Academy Cemetery at West Point, New York. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Beasley Ansell (1832 - 1920)
  Lydia Simmons Ansell (1843 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmeda Tracy Ansell (1881 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Elmelda Ansell (1904 - 1931)*
  Burr Tracy Ansell (1906 - 1955)*
  Nancy Ansell Moorman (1919 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section V, Row F, Site 268.
GPS (lat/lon): 41.39865, -73.9671
 
Created by: Tom Whitehurst
Record added: May 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51994142
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