Ramsay, William Archibald

Birth Name Ramsay, William Archibald
Gender male
Age at Death 68 years, 6 months, 11 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth June 1856 Prince Edward Island, Canada or 4 Oct 1855? baptized as an adult in 1880
 
Death December 12, 1924 Massachusetts, United States  
 

Families

    Family of Ramsay, William Archibald and Brennan, Elizabeth Jane
Married Wife Brennan, Elizabeth Jane
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage December 22, 1878 Alberton, Lot 4, Prince Edward Island  
 
  Children
  1. Ramsay, Loretta Stewart Etta
  2. Ramsay, Leslie Beecher
  3. Ramsay, Nellie Helen S.
  4. Ramsay, Violet
  5. Ramsay, Austin Michael
  6. Ramsay, Frederick
  7. Ramsay, Mabel
  8. Ramsay, William A.

Narrative

Baptized as an adult, residence Elmsdale.
Name: William Archibald Ramsay
Birth Date: 4 Oct 1855
Birth Place: Res. Elmsdale
Baptism Date: 21 Oct 1880
Baptism Place: Prince Edward Island, Canada

Said to be the son of Archibald Ramsay and Mary Stewart. Can't find a marriage for them. Both Archibald Ramsay and Mary Campbell, and Archibald and Mary Ramsay had sons named William who weren't this William Archibald. His date of birth rules him out as a son of Archibald Ramsay and Helen Stewart. Possible his parents weren't married.

Name William Ramsay
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 22 Dec 1878
Event Place , Prince Edward Island, Canada
Spouse's Name Jane Brennan
Citing this Record "Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBJ-K8SM : 11 March 2015), William Ramsay and Jane Brennan, 22 Dec 1878; citing , Prince Edward Island, Canada, Public Archives, Charlottetown; FHL microfilm 1,630,095.

In Lot 4 in 1881, with wife Elizabeth and daughter Loretta. He was a farmer. The family had expanded by 1891. Archibald said that both of his parents were born on the Island.

The family was in Boston by 1900. He died in Boston in 1924.

Pedigree

    1. Ramsay, William Archibald
      1. Brennan, Elizabeth Jane
        1. Ramsay, Loretta Stewart Etta
        2. Ramsay, Leslie Beecher
        3. Ramsay, Nellie Helen S.
        4. Ramsay, Violet
        5. Ramsay, Austin Michael
        6. Ramsay, Frederick
        7. Ramsay, Mabel
        8. Ramsay, William A.