George Washington Ransier

Brief Life History 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 41 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 Precinct 2, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States in 1880 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

Sources (17)

  • Lev W. Ransten in household of Sylvester C. Tulls, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Washington Ransier, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George W Ransier in entry for James Henry Ransier, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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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


Historical Boundaries: 1879: Decatur, Kansas, United States

Name Meaning

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

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

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