Edith Mabel Ramsey

13 October 1895–26 September 1995 (Age 100)
Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edith Mabel

When Edith Mabel Ramsey was born on 13 October 1895, in Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, United States, her father, Allen John Ramsay, was 31 and her mother, Hattie Amanda Laughlin, was 36. She had at least 1 son with Francis Gary McNair. She lived in Riverside, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940 and Ohio, United States in 1995. She died on 26 September 1995, in Wood, Ohio, United States, at the age of 99.

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Francis Gary McNair
Edith Mabel Ramsey
Alan Ramsay McNair

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 2

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 28

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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Sources (3)

  • Edith Ramsay, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Mcnair in household of Francis Mcnair, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith M Ramsay in household of Allen J Ramsay, "United States Census, 1900"

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