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Anderson RAMSEY

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  • Name Anderson RAMSEY 
    Born CA 1813  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840, 1850, 1860  Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Union District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Clay District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [1
    Person ID I96384  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 16 May 2018 

    Family Elizabeth "Betsy" LILLY,   b. CA 1817, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Apr 1840  Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Rockbridge County, Virginia, enumeration date not given:
      Anderson Ramsay, 36, laborer, cannot read/write; Betsy, 30, cannot read/write; Gilmore, 9; James, 8; Thomas, 5; Anderson, 3; Catherine J, 5 months; Betsy, 60, cannot read/write; Kezia, 88, blind. All born in Virginia.

      1860 Census, Rockbridge County, Virginia, enumerated on Jul 21 1860:
      Anderson Ramsey, 47, laborer, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $100, cannot read/write; Elizabeth, 43, cannot read/write; Wm, 20; James, 17; John, 15; Nelson, 12; Catherine, 10; Elizabeth, 8; Lafayette, 6; Andrew J, 3; Betsey, 64. All born in Virginia.

      1870 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Union Twp), enumerated on Jul 8 1870:
      Anderson Ramsey, 57, farmer, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $175, cannot read/write; Elizabeth, 55, cannot write; Lewis L, 14, attended school within the year; Jackson, 12, attended school; Charles H, 9; Catharine J. Rowsey, 20; Ida J. Rowsey, 2. All born in Virginia except Ida, born in West Virginia.

      1880 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Clay District), enumerated on Jun 1 1880:
      Andersson Ramsey, 68, farmer, cannot read/write; wife Elizabeth, 74, cannot write, medical conditon sick headache; son Layfaette, 23, single, farm laborer, cannot read/write; dau Catherine Rowsey, 30, widow; granddau Ida Jane Rowsey, 11; granddau Lu Rowsey, 4; niece Belle Walton, 18, single, domestic servant, cannot write, medical condition infla stomach; nephew James Demastus, 38, married, farm laborer, disabled. All born in Virginia except the two granddaughters, born in West Virginia. [3]
    Children 
    +1. James Anderson RAMSEY,   b. 9 Nov 1842, Rockingham Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1924, Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Catherine J. RAMSEY,   b. Dec 1849, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1924, Harrisville, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     3. Lafayette Lewis RAMSEY,   b. 1854, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 76 years)
    +4. Andrew Jackson RAMSEY,   b. 3 Mar 1857, Lexington, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1946, Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +5. Charles Henry RAMSEY,   b. 8 Oct 1860, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1941, Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F41653  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1791] 1860 Census.

    2. [S2626] Virginia Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S1567] Marriage record of son.