Ramsay, Theophilus Desbrisay

Birth Name Ramsay, Theophilus Desbrisay
Gender male
Age at Death 71 years, 5 months, 21 days


In the sudden death of Mr Theiphilus D. Ramsay at his home in Summerside on May 24th Summerside has lost an honoured and highly esteemed citizen. Mr Ramsay had not felt very well last Saturday but was much better at the beginning of the week and was about as usual...His very sudden demise is a terrible shock to his wife and son, Vernon of Campbellton, NB who arrived home on Wednesday evening.
The late Mr Ramsay was the son of Archibald Ramsay of Lot 16. He came to Summerside when 19 years of age and entered the employ of Sinclair and Stewart's founders of the present firm. His genial disposition and splendid business ability won for him the esteem of his employers and when Mr Neil Sinclair retired he became a partner in the firm. At the time of his death he was vice president of the firm.
There are left to mourn a devoted husband and father, his widow, formerly Emily Collwell and his son Vernon, also one sister, Miss Elizabeth Ramsay of Montreal and two brothers, John of Gleichen, Alberta and William of Charlottetown. Rev. Mr Archibald of Bedeque is a nephew of the deceased.


Guardian 26 May 1932 pg 3


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth December 3, 1860 Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada 1901 census  
Baptism March 14, 1860 Bedeque, Lot 26, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death May 24, 1932 Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, ArchibaldMay 23, 1824October 1, 1904
Mother Desbrisay, ElizaJanuary 31, 1833April 3, 1901
    Sister     Ramsay, Mary Jane Minnie June 22, 1855 May 1919
    Brother     Ramsay, Arthur Clarence about 1857 December 11, 1878
    Sister     Ramsay, Martha December 22, 1857 January 1906
         Ramsay, Theophilus Desbrisay December 3, 1860 May 24, 1932
    Brother     Ramsay, Reginard Heber April 29, 1865 May 1916
    Brother     Ramsay, John Archibald February 5, 1868 August 3, 1943
    Sister     Ramsay, Eliza D. 1870 September 13, 1939
    Brother     Ramsay, William November 21, 1872 March 1935


Family of Ramsay, Theophilus Desbrisay and Caldwell, Emma Jane

Married Wife Caldwell, Emma Jane ( * about 1867 + 1938 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, Harold VernonApril 28, 1890November 7, 1964