Ramsay, James William

Birth Name Ramsay, James William
Gender male
Age at Death 96 years, 3 months, 23 days


James William born 8th of September 1844, Emiline born 16th June 1846, children of Neil and Barbara Ramsay of Tatamagouche, Blacksmith, were baptized this 21st of February 1861
Charles Elliott A.B. Rector

Name James Ramsay
Birth Date 1847
Birthplace Tatamagouche
Age 32
Spouse's Name Sarah Gass
Spouse's Birth Date 1855
Spouse's Birthplace Tatamagouche
Spouse's Age 24
Event Date 25 Sep 1879
Event Place Tatamagouche, Colchester, Nova Scotia
Father's Name Neil
Mother's Name Barbara
Spouse's Father's Name Henderson
Spouse's Mother's Name Eliza
Citing this Record "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F22S-MVM : 5 December 2014), James Ramsay and Sarah Gass, 25 Sep 1879; citing Tatamagouche, Colchester, Nova Scotia, reference p 157 cn 112; FHL microfilm 1,298,865.

"James Ramsay was a Tatamagouche, Colchester County, Nova Scotia blacksmith. His shop was located on Main Street and following his death it was taken over by James Perrin. Ramsay performed general work for local residents, shipbuilders, millers and worked on several of the major rail and road bridges in the area. In 1908 he was appointed Customs Collector for Tatamagouche. Ramsay died in 1940." Nova Scotia Archives has some of his daybooks.

Name James Ramsay
Event Type Death
Event Date 31 Dec 1940
Event Place Tatamagouche, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada
Age 93
Father's Name Neil Ramsay
Mother's Name Barbara Patriquin
Spouse's Name Sarah B Gass
Spouse's Gender Female
Certificate Number 132
Citing this Record "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK99-673Y : 23 April 2015), James Ramsay, 31 Dec 1940; citing Tatamagouche, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada, certificate 132, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.




Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth September 8, 1844 Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada    
Death December 31, 1940 Nova Scotia, Canada    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, NeilAugust 15, 1805February 11, 1881
Mother Patriquin, Barbara1821January 16, 1895
    Brother     Ramsay, John Leslie November 25, 1838 August 1904
    Sister     Ramsay, Jessie 1843 August 14, 1871
    Sister     Ramsay, Martha Belle November 3, 1845 January 1926
    Sister     Ramsay, Emeline Emmeline June 16, 1846 February 3, 1871
         Ramsay, James William September 8, 1844 December 31, 1940
    Sister     Ramsay, Elizabeth Libbie T. June 10, 1849 July 1916
    Sister     Ramsay, Mary Jane June 15, 1850 before 1926
    Sister     Ramsay, Annie Laura March 22, 1852 1938
    Brother     Ramsay, Archibald Neil May 5, 1854 July 13, 1887
    Brother     Ramsay, Howard David September 22, 1857 June 7, 1917


Family of Ramsay, James William and Gass, Sarah

Married Wife Gass, Sarah ( * 1855 + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage September 25, 1879 Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada