Ramsay, John

Birth Name Ramsay, John
Gender male
Age at Death about 53 years, 10 months

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Baptism July 1832 Prince Edward Island, Canada  
 
Death November 1885 Prince Edward Island, Canada from his gravestone; at age 53
 
Birth about 1832 Lot 11, Prince Edward Island  
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Malcolm - Lot 11
Mother Boyle, Eleanor
    Brother     Ramsay, Donald
    Sister     Ramsay, Eliza Elizabeth
    Brother     Ramsay, Archibald - Lot 11
    Brother     Ramsay, Robert Sr.
    Brother     Ramsay, Thomas
         Ramsay, John
    Sister     Ramsay, Mary
    Sister     Ramsay, Helen Eleanor
 
Stepfather Murray, Thomas
Mother Boyle, Eleanor

Families

    Family of Ramsay, John and McArthur, Sarah Jane
Married Wife McArthur, Sarah Jane
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage March 16, 1859 Trout River, Prince Edward Island  
 
  Children
  1. Ramsay, Selina
  2. Ramsay, Donald -Lot 11
  3. Ramsay, Elizabeth
  4. Ramsay, Hugh A.
  5. Ramsay, Robert John
  6. Ramsay, Norman Stewart
  7. Ramsay, Henry Crawford
  8. Ramsay, Eleanore Ella Jane
  9. Ramsay, Annie Maud

Narrative

Along the North Shore and other sources said that John Ramsay married Sarah Jane McDougall, but the children of this marriage said their mother was Sarah Jane McArthur.

Groom's Name John Ramsay
Groom's Residence Lot 11
Groom's Status Bachelor
Bride's Name Sarah Jane McArthur
Bride's Residence Lot 13
Bride's Status Spinster
Source RG19/s3/ss5: Marriage bonds, 1859

At Trout River, Lot 13, on the 16th ult., by the Rev. John M. McLeod, Mr. John Ramsay, Lot 11, to Miss Sarah Ann McArthur. The Islander April 1859

The family was in Lot 11 for the 1881 census with the married couple, John Ramsay 49, and Sarah Jane 44, and children Selina 21;Donald 19; Elizabeth 17; Hugh 14 ; Robert 11; Norman 9;Crawford 6 ;Eleanor 4; and Annie 1.

John died in 1885. In 1886, Sarah and her children emigrated to the United States.

Pedigree

  1. Ramsay, Malcolm - Lot 11
    1. Boyle, Eleanor
      1. Ramsay, Eliza Elizabeth
      2. Ramsay, Donald
      3. Ramsay, Archibald - Lot 11
      4. Ramsay, Robert Sr.
      5. Ramsay, Thomas
      6. Ramsay, John
        1. McArthur, Sarah Jane
          1. Ramsay, Selina
          2. Ramsay, Donald -Lot 11
          3. Ramsay, Elizabeth
          4. Ramsay, Hugh A.
          5. Ramsay, Robert John
          6. Ramsay, Henry Crawford
          7. Ramsay, Norman Stewart
          8. Ramsay, Eleanore Ella Jane
          9. Ramsay, Annie Maud
      7. Ramsay, Mary
      8. Ramsay, Helen Eleanor