Ramsay, John

Birth Name Ramsay, John
Gender male
Age at Death 72 years, 29 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth October 25, 1825 Prince Edward Island, Canada  
 
Death November 23, 1897 Wisconsin, United States 11/24/1896-p4-THE DAILY EAGLE
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Neil - Lot 18
Mother McCallum, Elizabeth Betsy
         Ramsay, John
    Brother     Ramsay, Edward
    Brother     Ramsay, James

Families

    Family of Ramsay, John and Craig, Jennie
Married Wife Craig, Jennie
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage February 16, 1853 Prince Edward Island, Canada  
 
  Children
  1. Ramsay, Margaret E.
  2. Ramsay, Robert C.
  3. Ramsay, Mary
  4. Ramsay, John M.
  5. Ramsay, James D.
  6. Ramsay, William F.

Narrative

John and his wife Jennie were in Peshtigo, Oconto Wisconsin in the 1870 US census with children Margaret, Robert, Mary, John, James, and William. There was also Elizabeth, age 64, living with the family in 1870, and in 1880. All of the children were born on the Island except for William, age 3, who was born in Michigan.

The Biography of City Residents Listed In History Book of 1883 says that he left the Island in 1864, and stopped in Maine and Michigan on his way to Wisconsin, where he settled in 1870. Held the office of Justice of the Peace in Michigan and in Wisconsin, also the Town Assessor in Wisconsin.

Source: History of Northern Wisconsin: Containing an Account of Its Settlement ...

Pedigree

  1. Ramsay, Neil - Lot 18
    1. McCallum, Elizabeth Betsy
      1. Ramsay, James
      2. Ramsay, Edward
      3. Ramsay, John
        1. Craig, Jennie
          1. Ramsay, Margaret E.
          2. Ramsay, Robert C.
          3. Ramsay, Mary
          4. Ramsay, John M.
          5. Ramsay, James D.
          6. Ramsay, William F.