Silas Ramsdale

22 September 1777–16 January 1866 (Age 88)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Silas

When Silas Ramsdale was born on 22 September 1777, in Rhode Island, United States, his father, Kimball Ramsdell, was 36 and his mother, Mary Teal Ramsdell, was 40. He married Sylvia Palmer in 1797. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Brookfield, Brookfield, Madison, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 16 January 1866, in Brookfield, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sherburne, Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Ramsdale
1777–1866
Sylvia Palmer
1781–1850
Marriage: 1797
Aurelia Ramsdale
1798–
William Ramsdale
1800–
Azuba Ramsdale
1802–
Delilah Ramsdale
1803–1886
Nancy Ramsdale
1807–
Sylvia Ramsdale
1809–
Riley Ramsdale
1811–1860
Ransom Ramsdale
1814–1875
John Ramsdale
1816–1860
Silas Ramsdell Jr.
1819–1901
Mary "Polly" Ramsdale
1821–

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1780 · French Occupy Newport
Age 3
During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 4
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1803
Age 26
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: locative name, in N England perhaps a variant of Ramsden (1), as suggested by Redmonds, Dictionary of Yorks Surnames , citing Erasmus Ramsden or Ramsdail, 1614–33 in Parish Registers (Addingham, WR Yorks). Derivation from Ramsdale (NR Yorks) is also theoretically possible but Redmonds has been unable to find any evidence that it gave rise to a surname. For another example where -dale has been substituted for -den see Baxendale .2 English: locative name, in the Midlands occasionally from Ramsdale Farm in Arnold (Notts).3 English: in Staffs perhaps a variant of Ransdale (2).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Possible Related Names

Baxendale
Ramsden
Parish Registers
Ransdale

Sources (10)

  • Silas Ramsdale in household of Silas Ramsdale, "New York, State Census, 1865"
  • Silas Ramsdale in household of Silas Ramsdale, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Silas Ramsdale in household of Silas Ramsdale, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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