George Sanford Ramsey

11 March 1896–19 January 1949 (Age 52)
Anderson, Texas, United States

The Life of George Sanford

When George Sanford Ramsey was born on 11 March 1896, in Anderson, Texas, United States, his father, Flemuel Floyd Ramsey, was 22 and his mother, Hetty Easter Cook, was 22. He married Geraldine Dickerson on 24 January 1924. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Anderson, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 January 1949, in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Sanford Ramsey
1896–1949
Geraldine Dickerson
1901–1930
Marriage: 24 January 1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1924

Parents and Siblings

    Flemuel Floyd Ramsey

    Male1873–1917Male

    Female1873–1940Female

siblings

(8)

    Della May Ramsey

    Female1895–1897Female

    Male1896–1949Male

    Jessie Floyd Ramsey

    Male1899–1942Male

    Emma L. Ramsey

    Female1902–Female

    Female1902–1976Female

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

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)

  • George S Ramsey in household of Hettie E Rowney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George S Ramsey in household of Flem H Ramsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Sanford Ramsey - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth: 11 March 1896; Anderson, Texas, United States

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