John Jefferson Ramey

13 March 1802–20 April 1896 (Age 94)
Warren, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Jefferson

When John Jefferson Ramey was born on 13 March 1802, in Warren, Virginia, United States, his father, William Ramey, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Allensworth, was 23. He married Emeline Thomas on 26 April 1842, in Warren, Virginia, United States. He died on 20 April 1896, in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States, at the age of 94.

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John Jefferson Ramey
Margaret Kerns
Marriage: 13 December 1848
William Nelson Remy
James Madison Remy
Franklin Remy
George W Ramey

Spouse and Children

13 December 1848
Warren, Virginia, United States


    William Nelson Remy


    James Madison Remy


    Franklin Remy



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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 10

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 28

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

French: eastern variant of Ram .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John J Ramey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John J Ramey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jefferson Ramey in entry for John Ramey, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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