Ramsdell Valentine

4 October 1835–14 May 1918 (Age 82)
Troy, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ramsdell

When Ramsdell Valentine was born on 4 October 1835, in Troy, Oakland, Michigan, United States, his father, John Valentine jr, was 41 and his mother, Amanda Fay, was 32. He married Lucy Ann Goodwin on 16 April 1856, in Oakland, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Fenton Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Fenton, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 14 May 1918, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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Ramsdell Valentine
Lucy Ann Goodwin
Marriage: 16 April 1856
Eva Jane Valentine
Charles Goodwin Valentine

Spouse and Children


    Lucy Ann Goodwin


16 April 1856
Oakland, Michigan, United States


    Eva Jane Valentine


    Charles Goodwin Valentine


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 2

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 28

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

A name derived from St. Valentine, from Latin "Valentinus," of or belonging to Valentia, one of the ancient names of Rome. It is also derived from towns in Spain, Italy, and Sardinia, and the name of a goddess worshipped at Ocriculum in Italy, or from "valens," meaning mighty or strong. A nickname is Val. Vallantina is a female name derived from Valentine.

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Sources (3)

  • Ramsdell Valentine, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ramsdell Valentine, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ramsdell Valentine, "United States Census, 1880"

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