Kathryn Agnes Kelter

Female21 November 1896–3 January 1986

Brief Life History of Kathryn Agnes

Kathryn Agnes Kelter was born on 21 November 1896, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada as the daughter of John James Kelter and Marie Gallager. She married Harry Byron Ramey on 13 November 1919, in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 3 January 1986, in New Liskeard, Timiskaming, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Harry Byron Ramey
1892–1974
Kathryn Agnes Kelter
1896–1986
Marriage: 13 November 1919
Lyman Phillip Ramey
about 1922–1944
John Kelter Ramey
1925–1999

Sources (2)

  • Katherine Agnes Ketter, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
  • Kathryn Agnes Kelter in entry for Lyman Philip Ramey, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1919Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (7)

    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

    Age 5

    July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 10

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

    Age 38

    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

    Name Meaning

    German: from Middle High German kelter, kalter ‘wine press’ (from Latin calcatura), hence a metonymic occupational name for a vintner or the overseer of a wine press.

    Irish: this surname existed in the north of Ireland but its origin is obscure, unless a variant of Coulter from Ó Coltair.

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

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