Elizabeth Fay "Lizzie" Ramsey

1899–1962 (Age 62)
Lamoille, Marshall, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Fay "Lizzie"

When Elizabeth Fay "Lizzie" Ramsey was born on 30 August 1899, in Lamoille, Marshall, Iowa, United States, her father, Watson Robert Ramsey, was 34 and her mother, Emma Bell Allen, was 21. She married Arthur Maulsby on 26 November 1917, in Marshall, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 3 January 1962, at the age of 62, and was buried in Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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Elizabeth Fay "Lizzie" Ramsey
Arthur Maulsby
Marriage: 26 November 1917
Ruth M Maulsby
Orval Adna Maulsby
Donald Arthur Maulsby
Robert Kenneth Maulsby
Shirley Anne Maulsby

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26 November 1917
Marshall, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 14

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lizzie F Ramsey in household of Watson R Ramsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Maulsby in household of Arthur Maulsby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Maulsby in household of Arthur Maulsby, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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