Ramsay, John

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


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 ...


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


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Neil - Lot 18about 1789about 1846
Mother McCallum, Elizabeth Betsyabout 1795November 19, 1889
         Ramsay, John October 25, 1825 November 23, 1897
    Brother     Ramsay, Edward
    Brother     Ramsay, James


Family of Ramsay, John and Craig, Jennie

Married Wife Craig, Jennie ( * August 14, 1822 + December 16, 1902 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage February 16, 1853 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, Margaret E.1854
Ramsay, Robert C.December 1856August 3, 1915
Ramsay, Mary18571895
Ramsay, John M.18611892
Ramsay, James D.1864
Ramsay, William FraimMarch 1867April 22, 1948