Delphine Ramsey

23 October 1919–13 December 1994 (Age 75)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Delphine

When Delphine Ramsey was born on 23 October 1919, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Ben Ramsey, was 57 and her mother, Julian Bass, was 36. She lived in Mount Tirzah, Person, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 13 December 1994, in Person, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Orange, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ben Ramsey
1862–1942
Julian Bass
1883–1935
Lila Ramsey
1905–1936
William Dorsey Ramsey
1908–1988
Mary Lou Ramsey
1909–2001
Oscar Ramsey
1910–1970
Essie Ramsey
1914–
Charlie Bill Ramsey
1915–1994
Eddie Ramsey
1916–
Remaner Ramsey
1917–2004
Delphine Ramsey
1919–1994
Johnnie Lee Ramsey
1922–1922
Ramond Ramsey
1922–2000
Freddie Ramsey
1925–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1862–1942Male

    Julian Bass

    Female1883–1935Female

siblings

(12)

    Lila Ramsey

    Female1905–1936Female

    Male1908–1988Male

    Mary Lou Ramsey

    Female1909–2001Female

    Oscar Ramsey

    Male1910–1970Male

    Essie Ramsey

    Female1914–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1941

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Delphine Ramsey in household of Ben Ramsey, "United States Census, 1930"

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