Ramsay, Donald - Beach Point

Birth Name Ramsay, Donald - Beach Point
Gender male
Age at Death 81 years, 1 month, 10 days


Son of Archibald Ramsay and Helen Montgomery.

Donald Ramsay of Beech Point, Lot 18 bachelor was married by license to Penelope MacNutt of Darnly Basin, Spinster February the twenty second 1826. C of E, St. Eleanor's records.

This family has been well documented in Past &Present of PEI and local histories:

Donald Ramsay, the fourth son, was for years a member, of the Legislative Council of the province.

The father [Donald Ramsay] was during his life time a prominent and highly respected citizen of his neighbourhood, having served several years in the Provincial Legislature and died on April 20, 1879.

JAMES RAMSAY, who until his death on December 30, 1905, at the ripe age of seventy-six years, was successfully engaged in the operation of his splendid farm at Hamilton. Prince county, was born at this place on October 7, 1829, and was a son of Donald and Penelope (McNutt) Ramsay, natives also of Prince Edward Island, the father having been bom at Hamilton in 1773.
The paternal grandfather, Archibald Ramsay, and the maternal grandfather, James McNutt, were both natives of Scotland.



Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 10, 1798 Beech Point, Lot 18, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Margate church records; Past & Present PEI said 1773 on the Island  
Death April 20, 1879 Hamilton, Lot 18, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada probably in Hamilton, PEI  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ramsay, Archibald - Lot 18about 1755March 17, 1839
Mother Montgomery, Helen Nellieabout 1769June 20, 1853
    Sister     Ramsay, Mary December 30, 1788 January 17, 1867
    Brother     Ramsay, John - Lot 16 September 17, 1790 April 20, 1839
    Sister     Ramsay, Margaret July 1, 1792 September 28, 1861
    Brother     Ramsay, Hugh September 5, 1795 June 13, 1881
         Ramsay, Donald - Beach Point March 10, 1798 April 20, 1879
    Brother     Ramsay, Archibald - NB January 24, 1800 January 29, 1873
    Sister     Ramsay, Helen Ellen January 19, 1804 1870
    Brother     Ramsay, Norman McLeod June 20, 1808 May 2, 1860


Family of Ramsay, Donald - Beach Point and McNutt, Penelope

Married Wife McNutt, Penelope ( * about 1802 + July 11, 1836 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage February 22, 1826 St. Eleanors, Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada St. Eleanor's ch. of England Donald of Beech Point, Penelope of Darnly Basin, witnesses J McNutt, Gilbert Ormsby  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, ArchibaldDecember 12, 1826January 13, 1910
Ramsay, JamesOctober 7, 1829December 30, 1905
Ramsay, Harrietabout 1831September 4, 1854
Ramsay, HelenJanuary 23, 18341916
Ramsay, PenelopeMay 26, 18361903