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John White Ramsay

John White Ramsay

Male 1858 - 1942  (83 years)

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  • Name John White Ramsay 
    Born 6 Jul 1858  Couston Farm, Newtyle, CuparAngus Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jun 1942  Bloomington Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I189  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father John Ramsay,   b. 1822, Kirrimuir, Forfar Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1911, Kincreich, Inverarity Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Janet Whitton,   b. 1819, Couston, Newtyle, Forfar Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1895, Rescobie Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Sep 1846  Meigle Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Spruce Findlay,   b. 16 Sep 1856, Loar, Forfar Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1952, Colon, Saint Joseph (St Joseph), Michigan, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1887  Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Janet Whitten Ramsay,   b. 26 Jun 1888, Bloomington Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1954  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     2. William Edwin Ramsay,   b. 20 Oct 1891, Bloomington Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1945, Kearney NB Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
     3. Agnes Ramsay,   b. 28 Jul 1897, Bloomington, Franklin, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1988, Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     4. George Ramsay,   b. Oct 1890, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, Nrbraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F140  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1871 census at ...annochy Greives House, Brechin
      at 1881 census John lived in the household of Swan Marshall at 40 Morton Road along with fellow Scotchman Robert Wishart, all employed as engine fitters.

      He went to go to school in London at about aged 20 and had a 4 year apprenticeship as a Carpenter and Machinest.
      Around 1880 he left UK and went to US and eventually ended up in Nebraska.
      Bought land in Nebraska

      John is related to Marilyn and Bill Ramsay who contacted Betty Crowe 1998
      mbramsay@ns.nque.com