Ramsay, John Jr.

Birth Name Ramsay, John Jr.
Gender male
Age at Death 79 years, 8 months, 27 days

Narrative

John was born in North St. Eleanor's, the son of the late John Ramsay and Coy McKay. He and his brother Hugh were shipbuilders. John's first marriage was to Agnes Ramsay.

The Islander – Oct 16, 1857
Married.
At St. Eleanor’s, on Wednesday 7th inst., by the Rev. J.M. MacLeod, Mr. John Ramsay, to Miss Agnes, eldest daughter of Mr. Charles Ramsay, all of Lot 17.

Agnes died in 1866. "On Thursday morning after a short and severe illness, in the 31st year of her age, Agnes, the beloved wife of Mr. John Ramsay, ship builder, of Summerside, leaving a disconsolate husband and 4 children to mourn the loss of an affectionate wife and mother." The Islander – Dec 14, 1866

Groom's Name John Ramsay
Groom's Residence Summerside
Groom's Status Widow/Widower
Bride's Name Grace McCallum
Bride's Residence Lot 17
Bride's Status Spinster
Source RG19/s3/ss5: Marriage bonds, 1868

The Islander - Oct 30, 1868
Married.
At the Manse, on the 11th inst., by Rev. W.R. Frame, Mr. John Ramsay, Shipbuilder, Summerside, to Miss Grace McCallum, Lot 17.

Ellen Ramsay was a witness,

John was survived by his widow, Grace, and five daughters and five sons: Mrs. Robert Head, (Margaret) Mrs. G.H. Tomkins, California; Mrs. James W. Saunders, Cambridge, Mass.; Agnes, a teacher in the High School, Summerside; and Bertha at home; Norman, John A., Goodwill in California; Archibald, Montana and Arthur, Spokane, Wash.

One brother George Ramsay, of Melrose, Mass., and two sisters, Mary also of Melrose, and Mrs. Chapelle, Summerside

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth February 5, 1828 St. Eleanors, Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada 1901 census  
Death November 1907 Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, John Sr.1789April 14, 1873
Mother McKay, Coy Coie1798April 22, 1867
    Sister     Ramsay, Jennie 1818 May 6, 1887
    Sister     Ramsay, Isabella September 10, 1819 January 16, 1912
    Sister     Ramsay, Catherine 1823 January 20, 1902
    Sister     Ramsay, Mary May 2, 1825 July 12, 1911
    Brother     Ramsay, Hugh about 1828 April 15, 1900
         Ramsay, John Jr. February 5, 1828 November 1907
    Brother     Ramsay, Donald - Lot 17 1831 November 28, 1898
    Brother     Ramsay, George about 1837 1926
    Brother     Ramsay, Major October 24, 1844 March 3, 1883

Families

Family of Ramsay, John Jr. and McCallum, Grace

Married Wife McCallum, Grace ( * about 1839 + August 1914 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage October 17, 1868 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, ArchibaldAugust 19, 1869September 5, 1938
Ramsay, AgnesJune 27, 1871February 14, 1954
Ramsay, MinnieJuly 23, 1873May 15, 1964
Ramsay, John GoodwillOctober 1, 18751932
Ramsay, Mary JaneJuly 23, 1877April 16, 1885
Ramsay, Arthur LouisMay 26, 18811921
Ramsay, Bertha MayMarch 26, 18841967

Family of Ramsay, John Jr. and Ramsay, Agnes

Married Wife Ramsay, Agnes ( * about 1835 + December 6, 1866 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage October 7, 1857 St. Eleanors, Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, John AllanNovember 1858April 6, 1936
Ramsay, NormanAugust 1860before 1954
Ramsay, MargaretNovember 18, 1862October 10, 1932
Ramsay, Elizabeth A.December 31, 1864November 7, 1947