George Washington Ransier

13 October 1858–10 September 1931 (Age 72)
Douglas Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Ransier was born on 13 October 1858, in Douglas Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States, his father, James Henry Ransier, was 42 and his mother, Rachel Cook, was 36. He married Nancy Launa Case on 5 March 1883. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pottawatomie, Coffey, Kansas, United States in 1875 and Arnold, Custer, Nebraska, United States for about 30 years. He died on 10 September 1931, in Arnold Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Arnold Cemetery, Arnold, Custer, Nebraska, United States.

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George Washington Ransier
Nancy Launa Case
Marriage: 5 March 1883
Clara Isabel Ransier
Emma Jane Ransier
George Solomon Ransier
Nellie Mae Ransier
James Henry Ransier

Spouse and Children

5 March 1883


Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Ransier


    Emeline Ransier


    Mary E. Ransier



    Anna Eliza Ransier


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World Events (8)


Age 5

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

Age 18

Find A Grave Memorials shows the earliest known burial in this cemetery was in 1876. Guy A Graham BIRTH 10 Aug 1875 Arnold, Custer County, Nebraska, USA DEATH 28 Oct 1876 (aged 1) Arnold, Custer County, Nebraska, USA BURIAL Arnold Cemetery Arnold, Custer County, Nebraska, USA PLOT Block 34 Lot 4 First Addition MEMORIAL ID 59583830
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Swiss German Ramseyer ( see Ramseur ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George W Rausier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George W Ransier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Ransier, "United States Census, 1910"

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