Henry Franklin Ramsey

10 September 1873–23 February 1955 (Age 81)
Morris, Kansas, United States

The Life of Henry Franklin

When Henry Franklin Ramsey was born on 10 September 1873, in Morris, Kansas, United States, his father, Henry Michael Marion Ramsey, was 46 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Black, was 39. He married Louisa Charlotte Baker on 23 September 1895, in Morris, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Parker Township, Morris, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Soldier Township, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 23 February 1955, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Franklin Ramsey
Louisa Charlotte Baker
Marriage: 23 September 1895
Stella Beatrice Ramsey
Floyd A. Ramsey
Pearl Ramsey
Melvin Keith Ramsey

Spouse and Children

23 September 1895
Morris, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Thomas Black Ramsey



    George Washington Ramsey


    Priscilla Magarita Ramsey


    Cemantha Virginia Ramsey


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 4

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Frank Ramsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank H Ramsey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • F H Ramsey, "United States Census, 1910"

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