Millard Fillmore Ramsey

27 March 1891–23 February 1964 (Age 72)
Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Millard Fillmore

When Millard Fillmore Ramsey was born on 27 March 1891, in Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States, his father, Nathan Thomas Oliver Ramsey, was 45 and his mother, Lillie Ann Jett, was 24. He married Rachel DesDaMona Ricks on 9 December 1909. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Colbert Township, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Achille, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 February 1964, in Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Achille, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States.

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Millard Fillmore Ramsey
Rachel DesDaMona Ricks
Marriage: 9 December 1909
Durard Lee Ramsey
Deward Ramsey
Quan Wandun * Ramsey
Mildred Yvonne Ramsey
Millard Doyle Ramsey
Hoyatt Ray Ramsey
Infant Ramsey
Infant Ramsey
Rachel D Ramsey

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9 December 1909


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Millard F Ramsey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Millard F Ramsey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Millard F Ramsey, "United States Census, 1930"

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