Luther Collins Ramsay

10 September 1824–11 July 1891 (Age 66)
Westfield, Westfield, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Luther Collins

When Luther Collins Ramsay was born on 10 September 1824, in Westfield, Westfield, Chautauqua, New York, United States, his father, John O Ramsay, was 31 and his mother, Rachel Parna Foote, was 26. He married Mary Ann Bracken on 28 April 1845, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah Territory, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 11 July 1891, in Long Valley Junction, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Glendale, Kane, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Collins Ramsay
Mary Ann Bracken
Marriage: 28 April 1845
Ezra Grant Ramsay Sr
Parna Ann Ramsay
Luther Ramsay
James Dabney Ramsay

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 April 1845Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 3
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant (the usual spelling in Scotland) of Ramsey .

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

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    Sources (30)

    • Colin L Ramsay, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Collins Ramsey in household of Sarah Lancaster, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Luther Ramsy, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"

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