Hiram C. Ransom

Brief Life History of Hiram C.

When Hiram C. Ransom was born about 1836, in Oregon, United States, his father, Samuel Ransom III, was 38 and his mother, Nancy Ann Phillips, was 26. He married Clarissa Bird on 25 July 1861. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Montpelier, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Curry, Oregon, United States in 1910. He died on 17 September 1913, in Smith River, Del Norte, California, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Hiram C. Ransom
1836–1913
Clarissa Bird
1842–1915
Marriage: 25 July 1861
Henry Ransom
1862–1862
Elsie Ransom
–1955
Onas Ransom
1864–
Horace Clarendon Ransom
1864–1950
Walter Aaron Ransom
1868–1942
Jesse Hight
1870–
Anna Ransom
1870–1940
Edwin Ransom
1872–1951
Sam Foster
1872–
Leonard Ransom
1873–1873
Eddy Ransom
1873–
Rosa Ransom
1874–1944
Roy Hogan
1875–1948
Oras Ransom
1875–1882
Elsie Ransom
1877–1949
Elsy Ransom
1877–

Sources (8)

  • H. C. Ranson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hiram C Ransom, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Hiram C Ransom in entry for Horace C Ransom, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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.

1836

Historical Boundaries: 1836: Muscatine, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Muscatine, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Muscatine, Iowa, United States

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

Name Meaning

English:

patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand , a pet form of the personal name Randolf (see Randolph ), + -son.

perhaps a variant of Ramsden .

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

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