Elizabeth Adelaide Ramsey

31 May 1871–10 February 1953 (Age 81)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Adelaide

Elizabeth Adelaide Ramsey was born on 31 May 1871, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Delmar Grancel Thompson on 24 February 1892, in Bryansville, Peach Bottom Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 February 1953, at the age of 81, and was buried in Peach Bottom Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delmar Grancel Thompson
Elizabeth Adelaide Ramsey
Marriage: 24 February 1892
Llewellyn Graham Thompson
Bertram C Thompson
Wilmer Thompson
L Vivian Thompson
Mary Elizabeth Thompson
Paul Edwin Thompson

Spouse and Children

24 February 1892
Bryansville, Peach Bottom Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States


    Llewellyn Graham Thompson


    L Vivian Thompson



    Paul Edwin Thompson


    Bertram C Thompson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 6

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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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