Ramsay, John

Birth Name Ramsay, John
Gender male
Age at Death about 53 years, 10 months, 9 days

Narrative

Son of Malcolm Ramsay and Eleanor Boyle.

Along the North Shore and other family trees said that John Ramsay married Sarah Jane McDougall, but the children of this marriage all said their mother was Sarah Jane McArthur. There's no indication that Sarah Jane had a previous marriage.

Groom's Name John Ramsay
Groom's Residence Lot 11
Groom's Status Bachelor
Bride's Name Sarah Jane McArthur
Bride's Residence Lot 13
Bride's Status Spinster
Source RG19/s3/ss5: Marriage bonds, 1859

At Trout River, Lot 13, on the 16th ult., by the Rev. John M. McLeod, Mr. John Ramsay, Lot 11, to Miss Sarah Ann McArthur. The Islander April 1859

The family was in Lot 11 for the 1881 census with the married couple, John Ramsay 49, and Sarah Jane 44, and children Selina 21;Donald 19; Elizabeth 17; Hugh 14 ; Robert 11; Norman 9;Crawford 6 ;Eleanor 4; and Annie 1.

John died in 1885. In 1886, Sarah and her children emigrated to the United States.

Will of John Ramsay, Lot 11 R-153. Named wife Sarah Jane, sons Norman S. and Donald; brothers Archibald and Thomas.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1832 Lot 11, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Baptism July 1832 Lot 11, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death November 10, 1885 Lot 11, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada from his gravestone; at age 53  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Malcolm - Lot 11about 17861854
Mother Boyle, Eleanor1798October 16, 1875
    Brother     Ramsay, Donald about 1819 August 9, 1878
    Sister     Ramsay, Eliza Elizabeth August 4, 1822 February 10, 1921
    Brother     Ramsay, Archibald - Lot 11 September 16, 1823 June 1905
    Brother     Ramsay, Robert Sr. September 24, 1825 May 1904
    Brother     Ramsay, Thomas 1830 April 17, 1897
         Ramsay, John about 1832 November 10, 1885
    Sister     Ramsay, Mary September 24, 1836 March 3, 1917
    Sister     Ramsay, Helen Eleanor December 1839 March 6, 1912

Families

Family of Ramsay, John and McArthur, Sarah Jane

Married Wife McArthur, Sarah Jane ( * 1835 + March 30, 1922 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage March 16, 1859 Trout River, Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, Selinaabout 1861February 15, 1953
Ramsay, Donald -Lot 111862December 19, 1941
Ramsay, Elizabeth18641955
Ramsay, Hugh A.November 8, 1868May 23, 1939
Ramsay, Robert JohnJuly 22, 1871June 27, 1952
Ramsay, Norman StewartNovember 28, 1873March 27, 1946
Ramsay, Henry CrawfordMay 20, 1875October 16, 1961
Ramsay, Eleanore Ella Jane1877October 31, 1916
Ramsay, Annie Maud1880August 9, 1941