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Michael Leonidas Ansley
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Birth: 1843
Death: May 15, 1892

Date of birth based on inscription.

M. L. Ansley, Ocean Springs.

Ocean Springs, May 15.--Mr. M. L. Ansley, formerly roadmaster of the Louisville and Nashville railroad, died at his home at 6:10 o'clock this evening. Mr. Ansley some months ago resigned his position on the Louisville and Nashville and with his family located at this place, where he assumed the position of president and general manager of the Ocean Springs Lumber Company, in which corporation he had large interests. A week ago he complained of feeling unwell and remained at his home. He was never considered a very sick man and the community was shocked yesterday morning when the report was circulated that Mr. Ansley was in a dying condition. The best medical skill that could be obtained was summoned, but their efforts were in vain and in the presence of his large and heart-broken family he breathed his last. Although Mr. Ansley had only been a citizen of Ocean Springs for the short period of six months, by his manly and sterling worth he had endeared himself to every citizen of the town. The deceased leaves a wife and seven children. His remains will be taken Monday on the 2 pm. train to Bay St. Louis, where the interment will take place. Mr. Ansley was forty-nine years old at the time of his death. (Herald Weekly (Biloxi, MS)5/21/1892, Page: 1, Col.: 8)

 
 
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 Parents:
  Asbury Ansley (1818 - 1875)
  Ridley Ryals Ivey Ansley (1817 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary M Blackwell Ansley (1849 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Myric Emmett Ansley (1872 - 1934)*
  Martin Luther Ansley (1875 - 1952)*
  Leonidas Monreo Ansley (1878 - 1879)*
  Mary Ansley Henderson (1880 - 1916)*
  Fred Jackson Ansley (1885 - 1957)*
  Eugene F Ansley (1888 - 1903)*
  Margaret Laura Ansley Pickett (1890 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Michael Leonidas Ansley (1843 - 1892)
  Francis Marion Ansley (1852 - 1896)*
  Frances Marion Ansley (1852 - 1896)*
  Mary Leitia Ansley Blackwell (1859 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
49 Yrs.
 
Burial:
Cedar Rest Cemetery
Bay Saint Louis
Hancock County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: S16-12
 
Created by: Dawna Westbrook
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39815929
Michael Leonidas Ansley
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Michael Leonidas Ansley
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Michael Leonidas Ansley
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- Bruce Wertz
 Added: Sep. 18, 2011
Michael Leonidas Ansley is my 2nd cousin 4x removed. Rest in the Peace of Our Lord.
- Reynolds Ansley
 Added: Sep. 1, 2011
 
 
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