Samuel (Ramsey) Ramsay - Descendants of
Descendants of Samuel (Ramsey) Ramsay
Including Ramseys of Logan/Simpson Co., KY and Sumner Co., TN.

Contributed by Danny Michael Hooge
© December 2005

Descendants of Samuel (Ramsey) Ramsay of Scotland and Onslow Co., North Carolina Including Ramseys of Logan/Simpson Co., Kentucky and Sumner Co., Tennessee
by Danny Michael Hooge. Son of Conrad Victor and Clara Mildred (Ramsey) Hooge of Sumner Co., Tennessee
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Ramsay is the Scottish spelling, and Ramsey is the British and American spelling of the name.

Generation, Name, Vital Information -- This may be Samuel's family (Scottish Church Records)

 

 

1. John Ramsay (b. abt 1698, Kincardine by Doune, Perth, Scotland)

    sp: Mary Cowan (b. abt 1698, of Kincardine by Doune, Perth, Scotland; m. 9 Nov 1719)

         2. Samuel Ramsay (b. 18 Dec 1721, Kincardine by Doune, Perth, Scotland)

         2. John Ramsay (chr: 2 Apr 1727, Kincardine by Doune, Perth, Scotland)

 

Generation, Name, Vital Information -- Beginning with Samuel Ramsay (becomes Ramsey)

 

1. Samuel (Ramsey) Ramsay (b. abt 1721 Scotland; d. 1768, Onslow Co., North Carolina)

    sp: Izabella (Isabella) Shubridge (b. abt 1721, of Onslow Co., North Carolina; m. abt 1740;

         d. bef. 8 Apr 1768, Onslow Co., North Carolina)

         2. William Ramsey (b. 1742, of Onslow Co., North Carolina; d. bet. 8 Feb and May 1803,

             Chatham Co., North Carolina)

             sp: Mrs. Catherine Ramsey (b. abt 1745, of Chatham Co., North Carolina; m. abt 1767)

                  3. Jeremiah Ramsey (b. 14 Sep 1768, of Onslow Co., North Carolina; d. bef. 1831,

                      Maury Co., Tennessee)

                      sp: Mrs. Elizabeth Ramsey (b. 3 Sep 1770, of Onslow Co., North Carolina; m. abt

                           1788)

                            4. (Daughter) Ramsey (b. abt 1789, of Onslow Co., North Carolina)

                      sp: Selah Calloway (b. abt 1783, of Onslow Co., North Carolina; m. abt 1800)

                            4. John C. Ramsey (b. 1801, of Onlsow Co., North Carolina)

                            4. David Crockett Ramsey (b. 1808, of Onslow Co., North Carolina)

                            4. Celia Ramsey (b. 22 Mar 1813, of Onslow Co., North Carolina)

                                sp: Polly Morgan (b. abt 1790, of Maury Co., Tennessee; m. 9 May 1821)

                  3. Benjamin Ramsey (b. abt 1771, of Onslow Co., North Carolina)

                      sp: Penelope Davis (b. abt 1775, of Onslow Co., North Carolina; m. 14 Jul 1795)

                  3. Drucilla (Drusilla) Ramsey (b. abt 1773, of Onslow Co., North Carolina)

                      sp: William (Fulcher) Forshee

                            4. Feby (Phoebe) Forshee

                  3. John Ramsey (b. abt 1775, of Chatham Co., North Carolina; d. abt 1829)

                      sp: Elizabeth Allcock (b. abt 1780, of Onslow Co., North Carolina; m. 8 Jul 1799)

                  3. Samuel Ramsey (b. 1783, of Chatham Co., North Carolina)

                      sp: Martha (b. abt 1796, of Sumner Co., Tennessee; m. abt 1815)

                            4. Samuel Ramsey (b. 1817, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                            4. Henry Ramsey (b. 1820, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                            4. Washington Ramsey (b. 1830, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                  3. William Brady Ramsey (b. abt 1789, of Chatham Co., North Carolina)

                      sp: Lea (Leah) Burkett (b. abt 1790, Sumner Co., Tennessee; m. abt 1825)

                            4. Seaton Ramsey (b. abt 1827, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                            4. William Ramsey (b. abt 1828, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                            4. Margaret Ramsey (b. abt 1829, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                            4. James ("John") C. (Calvin or Calhoun) B. Ramsey (b. abt 1830, Sumner Co.,

                                Tennessee; d. 1890, Pope Co., Illinois)

                                sp: Mary Missouri Bratton (b. 1888, Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia; m. 1 Jan 1870)

                                     5. Gilmore (Gilley) Ramsey (b. 1871, of Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia)

                                     5. Lilly Mae Ramsey (b. 1873, of Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia)

                                     5. Granville Bruce Ramsey (b. 1886)

                                     5. Blanche Orilla Gertrude Ramsey (b. 1888)

                                         sp: Ernest Aaron Walter (b. abt 1888; m. 11 Sep 1910)

                                               6. Jewell Walter (b. abt 1917/1918, of Waltersburg community, S.

                                                   Illinois; retired to Gulf Coast of Texas)

                                                   sp: Thelma

                  3. Elizabeth Ramsey (b. abt 1790, Chatham Co., North Carolina; d. abt 1875, of Paducah,

                      McCracken Co., Kentucky)

                      sp: Spencer Milliken (b. abt 1789, Orange Co., North Carolina; m. abt 1815)

                            4. Mahala Milliken (b. abt 1816, of Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Polly Milliken (b. abt 1818, of Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Elena Milliken (b. abt 1820, of Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Elizabeth Milliken (b. abt 1824, of Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Josephine Milliken (b. abt 1826, of Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Phoebe Milliken (b. abt 1828, of Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                  3. Phebe (Feby) Ramsey (b. abt 1792, of Chatham Co., North Carolina)

                      sp: George Kirk (b. abt 1790, of Chatham Co., North Carolina; m. 22 Aug 1812, bond)

                  3. Nancy Ramsey (b. 14 Nov 1795, Chatham Co., North Carolina; d. 11 Aug 1877,

                      Pleasant Point, Johnson Co., Texas)

                      sp: William (Millican) Milliken (b. 4 Jul 1792, Orange Co., North Carolina; m. 27 Oct

                           1814; d. 17 Apr 1840, of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky)

                            4. John Milliken (b. 20 Sep 1815, Orange Co., North Carolina)

                            4. Samuel Ramsey Milliken (b. 30 May 1817, Logan Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Erastus G. Milliken (b. 5 Apr 1822, Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Harbison Milliken (b. 30 Jan 1824, Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Mary Jane Milliken (b. 15 Jun 1826, Kentucky)

                            4. DeWitt Clinton Milliken (b. 26 Jan 1829, Calloway Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Ulysses Milliken (b. 1 Feb 1831, Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky)

                            4. William Milliken (b. 20 Sep 1832, Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Spencer Milliken (b. 1834, Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Josephine Milliken (b. 1836, Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Elizabeth Milliken (b. 1839, Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky)

                  3. Shubridge Ramsey (b. abt 1797, of Chatham Co., North Carolina and Logan Co.,

                      Kentucky; d. abt 1840, of Sumner Co., Tennessee, death record or gravesite is needed)

                      sp: Margery Brackin (b. abt 1801, probably Orange Co., North Carolina; m. 5 Feb 1817;

                           d. aft 1860, of Ohio Co., Kentucky)

                            4. James Simpson Ramsey (b. 15 Apr 1828, Angeltown, Sumner Co., Tennessee; d.

                                23 Jan 1914, 14th Civil District, Sumner Co., Tennessee)           

                                sp: Sarah Ann "Sally" Taylor (b. 1824, Campbell Co., Virginia; m. 5 May 1847

                                (later divorced)

                                      5. David Greer Ramsey (b. 1844, Angeltown, Sumner Co., Tennessee; d. 9 Jul

                                          1929)

                                          sp: Bettie Jane Tyree (out of wedlock birth name on census; later changed

                                               name to Malvina Emaline "Mallie" Taylor when her mother Elinor Tyree

                                               married William Taylor) (b. 26 Feb 1858, Tennessee; m. 23 Mar 1883;

                                               d. 5 May 1942)

                                               6. Walter C. Ramsey (b. 8 Oct 1882, South Tunnel, Sumner Co.,

                                                   Tennessee; d. 1944)

                                                   sp: Elizabeth (b. 1890, of Tennessee; m. abt 1915)

                                               6. Bell Sheridan Ramsey (b. 7 Jul 1885, South Tunnel, Sumner Co.,

                                                   Tennessee)

                                                   sp: Jones (b. abt 1885, of Tennessee; m. abt 1910)

                                               6. Hester Ramsey (b. 9 Nov 1887, South Tunnel, Sumner Co.,

                                                   Tennessee; d. 15 Jun 1970)

                                                    sp: Pearl Hughes (b. abt 1890, of South Tunnel, Sumner Co.,

                                                         Tennessee; they were not married but had a son; she was killed in

                                                         great storm and tornado, young son was blown away some distance

                                                         but miraculously survived, was rescued, and raised by a family

                                                         unrelated to him; as an adult, he came back and found his dad and

                                                         relatives; she d. abt 1923, South Tunnel, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                               6. Eddie Ramsey (b. 3 Jul 1889, South Tunnel, Sumner Co., Tennessee;

                                                   d. 17 Oct 1967, Gallatin, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                   sp: Blanch Rufina "Doll" Wilson (b. 4 Oct 1884, Allen Co.,

                                                        Kentucky; m. 9 Mar 1917; d. 27 Dec 1932)

                                                   sp: Augusta Selene Young (b. 8 May 1898, of Tennessee; m. 4 Aug

                                                        1955)

                                               6. L C Ramsey (b. 22 Jun 1891, South Tunnel, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                   sp: Rebecca L. (Beckie) Hunter (b. 3 Oct 1895; m. abt 1914; d. 6 Jan

                                                        1916, Indianapolis, Indiana)

                                                6. Fannie Ramsey (b. 25 Mar 1895, South Tunnel, Sumner Co.,

                                                   Tennessee; d. 11 Oct 1991, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                    sp: Elmer Eugene Maye Sr. (b. abt 1895, of Sumner Co., Tennessee;

                                                        m. abt 1918)

                                                6. Lizzie B. Ramsey (b. 1896, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                    sp: Elzy Jackson "Bunt" Wilson (b. 22 May 1889, of Sumner Co.,

                                                         Tennessee; m. 30 May 1914; d. 27 Dec 1932)

                                      5. James William (Will) Drane Ramsey (b. 16 Jan 1848, Angeltown, Sumner

                                          Co., Tennessee)

                                          sp: Mary Ann Benthel (b. abt 1850, Tennessee; m. 21 Jan 1867; d. 27 Jun

                                               1930, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                6. Sarah A. Ramsey (b. abt 1866, of Tennessee)

                                                6. James W. (William) Ramsey (b. abt 1867, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                6. John Ramsey (b. abt 1872, of Tennessee)                                                                         

                                                6. Callie Donia Ramsey (b. abt 1876, of Sumner Co., Tennessee; d. Oct

                                                    1938)

                                                    sp: John Hach Henson (b. abt 1869; m. abt 1895; d. 18 Jan 1906,

                                                         Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                                                6. J. R. Ramsey (b. abt 1878, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                    sp: Florida Henson (b. 13 Feb 1878, of Sumner Co., Tennessee; d.

                                                         23 Feb 1945)

                                                6. Isabell Ramsey (b. abt 1871, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                      5. Isabell (Essie) Ramsey (b. abt 1850, Angeltown, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                          sp: Marcus L. (Mark) Gregory (b. 1849, of Sumner Co., Tennessee, m. 22

                                                Jul 1869)

                                                6. "Pinkie" Gregory (b. abt 1879, of Tennessee)

                                                    sp: (Derye) O'Neal (b. abt 1852, of Tennessee, m. abt 1880)

                                                    sp: Searcy (b. abt 1852, of Tennessee, m. abt 1885)

                                                6. Lacey Gregory (b. abt 1876, of Tennessee)

                                                6. Hayden Gregory (b. abt 1878, of Tennessee)

                                sp: Cleopatra T. (Mary) "Puss" Barber (b. abt 1839/1840, Tennessee; m. 30

                                    Oct 1855)

                                      5. Elvin Gilbert Ramsey (b. abt 1857, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                          sp: Mrs. Nancy Ramsey (b. abt 1860, of Sumner Co., Tennessee; m. abt

                                               1880)

                                          sp: Molly Brown (b. abt 1865, of Sumner Co., Tennessee; m. 28 Dec 1889)

                                                6. Joe Gilbert Ramsey (b. 1890, Sumner Co., Tennessee; d. 1954,

                                                   Franklin, Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                                                   sp: Mary Ethyl Stinson (b. 10 Jul 1895, of Simpson Co., Kentucky; m.

                                                        1910; d. 23 Jul 1969, Franklin, Simpson Co., Kentucky)

                                                6. (Daughter) Ramsey (b. abt 1892, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                    sp: J. B. Poole

                                                6. (Daughter) Ramsey (b. abt 1894, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                    sp: Bola Graves

                                      5. E. A. Ramsey (b. 1860, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                      5. Oliver Ramsey (b. abt 1867, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                      5. Willie G. Ramsey (b. abt 1869, of Sumner Co., Tennessee; d. abt 1893, of

                                          Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                          sp: Maggie N. Mattox (b. abt 1875, of Sumner Co., Tennessee; m. 9 Dec

                                               1890; d. 23 Feb 1927)

                                                6. Golda "Goldie" Ramsey (b. abt 1893, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                    sp: Charles Edward Donaldson (b. abt 1893, of Tennessee; m. abt

                                                          1917)

                                                6. Lily Ramsey (b. abt 1895, of Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                                    sp: Grantham (b. abt 1895, of Portland, Sumner Co., Tennessee; m.

                                                          abt 1918)

                                      5. Fanny Ramsey (b. abt 1870, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                      5. (Mattie) Ramsey (b. abt 1871, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                            4. Isaac W. Ramsey (b. abt 1834/1835, Angeltown, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

                                sp: Mary Jane Pate (b. abt 1835, of Ohio Co., Kentucky; m. 13/14 Jul 1861)

                                     5. William J. Ramsey (b. abt 1857, of Ohio Co., Kentucky)

                            4. Curran Ramsey (b. abt 1839, Angeltown, Sumner Co., Tennessee)

        2. Shubridge Ramsey (b. 1749, Onslow Co., North Carolina; d. 1793)

            sp: Mary Dyer (b. 1750, of Cranston, Providence Co., Rhode Island; m. 1765; d. 1840)

        2. Elizabeth Ramsey (b. abt 1747, probably Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina)                                                      



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