Ramsay, John - Lot 18

Birth Name Ramsay, John - Lot 18
Gender male
Age at Death about 53 years


Son of Neil Ramsay and Mary Cole.

Date of marriage and dates of birth of children from Margate/Princetown Church records. Margate records say married early in 1803; marriage license from the Cash License Book says October 24 1803, John Ramsay and Mary McGugan.

John, the eldest son, married in 1803, had purchased 100 ac. adjoining his mother's and on the SE eight years earlier on Sept 18, 1804 (PEIPARO, R.G.16, 12/207)

"And whereas by an agreement made by and between Donald Ramsay, Neil Ramsay, Archibald Ramsay, William Ramsay, John Ramsay and David Ramsay heirs at Law and myself relict of the late John Ramsay and dated the 28th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty five it was agreed that that part of my late husbands freehold farms which is situate between the Oyster Cove Road so called, and the waters of Oyster Cove, Should be my property in fee simple without let or hindrance except that Donald Ramsay and David Ramsay two of the said heirs should have the use of a certain piece of the said Land therein mentioned allowing to me and my heirs instead thereof firewood for the use of my house, so long as there should be any wood on their land; And when the wood shall be used, then the said piece of land to revert to me in full and free possession and fee simple." transcription of will of his widow, from the Island Register

This is not the John Ramsay described as being Neil's son on the 1855 Patriotic Fund list for Port Hill. John was not named in his father's will.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1782 Oyster Cove, Lot 18, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada dates from a family tree, no source  
Death about 1835 Oyster Cove, Lot 18, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Neil Neill - Lot 18about 1851before April 1812
Mother Cole, Maryabout 1833
         Ramsay, John - Lot 18 about 1782 about 1835
    Brother     Ramsay, Dougald Dugald about 1784 November 6, 1851
    Brother     Ramsay, George about 1786 December 27, 1862
    Brother     Ramsay, Edward - Lot 18 about 1787 April 16, 1857
    Brother     Ramsay, Neil - Lot 18 about 1789 about 1846
    Brother     Ramsay, Donald 1790 about 1850
    Sister     Ramsay, Mary 1792
    Sister     Ramsay, Jane Jennie about 1801 June 13, 1863
    Brother     Ramsay, Benjamin October 5, 1803 April 7, 1877


Family of Ramsay, John - Lot 18 and McGougan, Mary

Married Wife McGougan, Mary ( * about 1778 + about 1843 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage March 24, 1803 Princetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Margate church records give the earlier date, marriage license dated Oct 24 1803  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, DonaldFebruary 15, 1804before 1843
Ramsay, NeilAugust 15, 1805February 11, 1881
Ramsay, JohnAugust 22, 1807February 16, 1892
Ramsay, WilliamMarch 18, 1811
Ramsay, DavidJanuary 1, 1813April 28, 1884
Ramsay, JamesFebruary 5, 1815before 1836