Ramsay, Lillian Rebecca

Birth Name Ramsay, Lillian Rebecca
Gender female
Age at Death 73 years, 2 months, 9 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth October 12, 1867 New Brunswick, Canada age 4 in the 1871 census; 1901 census
Death December 21, 1940 Calgary, Alberta  


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Charles
Mother Sobey, Rebecca Ann
    Sister     Ramsay, Harriet
    Brother     Ramsay, William George
    Sister     Ramsay, Catherine Ann
    Brother     Ramsay, Joseph Sobey
    Brother     Ramsay, Edgar B.
    Brother     Ramsay, Roland P.
    Sister     Ramsay, Penelope Penzie
    Sister     Ramsay, Emily Emma McLean
         Ramsay, Lillian Rebecca
    Brother     Ramsay, Charles Wesley
    Sister     Ramsay, Jane Maria


    Family of Laird Leard, Joseph and Ramsay, Lillian Rebecca
Married Husband Laird Leard, Joseph
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage August 10, 1885 Prince Edward Island, Canada  
  1. Laird Leard, Elvie
  2. Laird Leard, Frederick
  3. Laird Leard, Florence


Rebecca was living with her widower father Charles in 1871 in New Brunswick. Some members of the family returned to Prince Edward Island, and in 1881, Rebecca was living with Charity (Ramsay) Fergusson. Rebecca Ramsay married Joseph Leard in 1885 in Bedeque.

In 1891, Joseph "Farid" and his wife Rebecca, age 24, were in Lot 26 with two children, Elvie and Frederick.

Mrs Leard [Rebecca] of Summerside and Mrs Baglow [Catherine Ann, Mrs Blagden] of St. John New Brunswick are visiting their brother Wm. G. Ramsay, Malpeque. Guardian Wednesday September 3, 1902 pg 7

Joseph and Rebecca went out west. Joseph and Rebecca "Loard" were in Calgary with Florence and Elvie in 1911.

In 1920, their son Frederick, living in Oakland, California, advertised in the Calgary newspaper, looking for his parents and sister Florence.

Lillian Rebecca Leard, aged 73, of 614 Eleventh Avenue West died this morning in hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born at Saint John, New Brunswick and had lived in Calgary for the past 32 years. Surviving are her husband, John J. Leard; two daughters, Mrs Elvie Lee of Crossfield; Mrs James Cameron of Wastina and one son, Fred Leard of South Gate, California. Calgary Herald 21 Dec 1940 pg 16




  1. Ramsay, Charles
    1. Sobey, Rebecca Ann
      1. Ramsay, Harriet
      2. Ramsay, Catherine Ann
      3. Ramsay, Joseph Sobey
      4. Ramsay, William George
      5. Ramsay, Edgar B.
      6. Ramsay, Roland P.
      7. Ramsay, Emily Emma McLean
      8. Ramsay, Penelope Penzie
      9. Ramsay, Lillian Rebecca
        1. Laird Leard, Joseph
          1. Laird Leard, Elvie
          2. Laird Leard, Frederick
          3. Laird Leard, Florence
      10. Ramsay, Charles Wesley
      11. Ramsay, Jane Maria