Ramsay, Robert

Birth Name Ramsay, Robert
Gender male
Age at Death 89 years, 10 months, 21 days

Narrative

Groom's Name Robert Ramsay
Groom's Residence Lot 11
Groom's Status Bachelor
Bride's Name Sophia Adilia Waite
Bride's Residence Travellers Rest
Bride's Status Spinster
Source RG19/s3/ss5: Marriage bonds, 1880

Robert, a blacksmith, and Sophia were in Lot 13 in 1881, and in Lot 11 in 1891. Their marriage ended in divorce, and Sophia remarried in Massachusetts.

Robert married Ella McArthur. They had a boarding house in Massachusetts in 1910, and not long afterwards returned to Summerside where they ran a hotel.

Guardian 1911 - Robert Ramsay, Summerside, has the valuable store property on Water St., fornierly occupied by Neil McKinnon and now occupied by Mr. Ramsay as a meat shop

Ella died in 1912.

An inquest was held in Summerside on a death that occured at this hotel in 1913, but Robert Ramsay's name was not mentioned as a witness. He was not in the 1921 Canadian census on the Island. His wife Ella was buried alone in Lot 11.

A Robert Ramsay died on the Island in 1948, at the age of 88. The death record confirms that his parents were Robert Ramsay and Ann Ellis. A first cousin, Mrs C. J. McArthur, gave the information.

Name Robert Ramsay
Age 88
Residence Poplar Grove
Date of Death 5 December 1948
Entry Number 1819
Source RG19/s2/ss6: Death registration books, 1948

 

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth January 15, 1859 Lot 11, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Baptismal Index  
Death December 5, 1948 Poplar Grove, Lot 12, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI death records  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Robert Sr.September 24, 1825May 1904
Mother Ellis, AnnOctober 1, 1825September 14, 1899
    Sister     Ramsay, Eleanor R. June 21, 1846 December 5, 1895
    Sister     Ramsay, Caroline May 2, 1848 April 17, 1891
    Brother     Ramsay, Edmund E. May 17, 1850 February 22, 1925
    Brother     Ramsay, Theophilis March 1852 February 18, 1898
    Brother     Ramsay, John Archibald - Lot 11 May 12, 1854 1922
    Sister     Ramsay, Eliza Ann December 12, 1855 December 15, 1913
    Sister     Ramsay, Mary Jane Jennie January 21, 1858 May 1935
         Ramsay, Robert January 15, 1859 December 5, 1948
    Sister     Ramsay, Emeline Emmeline March 22, 1863 October 10, 1949
    Sister     Ramsay, Alberta Bertha June 21, 1863 April 29, 1953
    Sister     Ramsay, Melinda Alice September 13, 1866 January 20, 1935
    Brother     Ramsay, Thomas Murray June 23, 1868 1944
    Sister     Ramsay, Margaret Kinsman December 23, 1872 September 19, 1959

Families

Family of Ramsay, Robert and McArthur, Ella

Married Wife McArthur, Ella ( * December 25, 1863 + March 18, 1912 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 21, 1903 Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States    

Family of Ramsay, Robert and Waite, Sophia Deliah Adelia

Married Wife Waite, Sophia Deliah Adelia ( * about 1869 + June 2, 1926 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1880 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, Robert FranklinJuly 1881February 1, 1968
Ramsay, Ethel M.August 1, 1882March 19, 1949
Ramsay, Harold WesleyJuly 24, 1893December 18, 1974

Attributes

Type Value Notes Sources
Merged Gramps ID I17595