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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William Sharpless
Verlie Ramey

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Ramey


    Caldonie Martin




    Bertha Ramey


    Cecelia Ramey




    Jas Ramey


+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. 

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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