Russel Ramsey

1856–
Brookville, Lawrence, IL

The Life of Russel

When Russel Ramsey was born in 1856, his father, Joseph RAMSEY, was 41 and his mother, Mary Winship, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Joseph RAMSEY
1815–1887
Mary Winship
1821–1897
Aaron Ramsey
1840–1881
Celia Elizabeth Ramsey
1843–1917
William Ramsey
1845–1881
Hester Ann Ramsey
1850–1892
Martha Jane Ramsey
1854–1927
Russel Ramsey
1856–
John Ramsey
1859–
Rose Ramsey
1868–

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Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), so called from Old English hramsa ‘wild garlic’ + ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’. There are other places in England called Ramsey, but the one in Huntingdonshire is almost certainly the source of the surname. The usual spelling of the surname in Scotland is Ramsay .

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

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