Ramsay, Lillian Rebecca

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


Daughter of Charles Ramsay and Rebecca Sobey.

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




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


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Charlesabout 1827before 1901
Mother Sobey, Rebecca AnnFebruary 21, 1830before 1871
    Sister     Ramsay, Harriet September 10, 1853 January 19, 1931
    Brother     Ramsay, William George October 10, 1858 September 1, 1924
    Sister     Ramsay, Catherine Ann April 16, 1855 April 22, 1921
    Brother     Ramsay, Joseph Sobey November 9, 1857 April 22, 1931
    Brother     Ramsay, Edgar B. October 9, 1859 December 21, 1940
    Brother     Ramsay, Roland P. November 8, 1861 1938
    Sister     Ramsay, Penelope Penzie February 20, 1863 April 15, 1882
    Sister     Ramsay, Emily Emma McLean February 20, 1863 1940
         Ramsay, Lillian Rebecca October 12, 1867 December 21, 1940
    Brother     Ramsay, Charles Wesley October 28, 1867 March 6, 1938
    Sister     Ramsay, Jane Maria June 1870


Family of Laird Leard, Joseph and Ramsay, Lillian Rebecca

Married Husband Laird Leard, Joseph ( * May 15, 1862 + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 10, 1885 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Laird Leard, ElvieDecember 15, 1885
Laird Leard, FrederickAugust 27, 1887October 29, 1945
Laird Leard, FlorenceFebruary 25, 18981978