Parna Ann Ramsay

9 January 1848–6 December 1926 (Age 78)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Parna Ann

When Parna Ann Ramsay was born on 9 January 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Luther Collins Ramsay, was 23 and her mother, Mary Ann Bracken, was 36. She married Esli Stewart on 4 July 1862, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Uintah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 December 1926, in Jensen, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Jensen, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Esli Stewart
Parna Ann Ramsay
Marriage: 4 July 1862
Elizabeth Jane Stewart
Luther Jackson Stewart
Elsi Duvall Stewart
Esli Duvall Claude Stewart
Anna Drusella Stewart
May Middleton Stewart
Fritz Gerald Stewart
Eunice Permelia Stewart
Lester John Stewart
DST Stewart
Ezra Lloyd Stewart
Guy Ramsey Stewart

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1862Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: variant (the usual spelling in Scotland) of Ramsey . The Scottish Ramsays derive from Simund de Ramesie, recorded before 1175, who went to Scotland from Ramsey (Huntingdonshire).

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

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    Story Highlight


                Parna Ann Ramsay was born 9 January 1846 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa  to Luther Collins and Mary Ann Bracken Ramsay.  Her mother died when he was just seven years old.          …

    Sources (33)

    • Parney Stewart in household of Esli Stewart, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Parna Ramsay in entry for Ramsay Stewart, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Rarna Ann Ramsey in entry for Dst Stewart Oakley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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