Verlie Ramey

17 August 1895–21 December 1989 (Age 94)
Cumberland, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Verlie

When Verlie Ramey was born on 17 August 1895, in Cumberland, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Ramey, was 34 and her mother, Caldonie Martin, was 31. She lived in Civil District 6, Stewart, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 21 December 1989, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

William Sharpless
1890–1956
Verlie Ramey
1895–1989

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Ramey

    Male1861–1951Male

    Caldonie Martin

    Female1864–1931Female

siblings

(13)

    Bertha Ramey

    Female1891–Female

    Cecelia Ramey

    Female1895–Female

    Female1895–1989Female

    Male1896–1988Male

    Jas Ramey

    Male1898–Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 2

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1920

Age 25

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

French: eastern variant of Ram .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vestie Ramey in household of Henry Ramey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Verlie Ramey in household of Henry Ramey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virla Ramey in household of Henry Ramey, "United States Census, 1900"

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