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Andrew Ramsay

M, #2603, b. 20 March 1787, d. 8 February 1850
  • Birth*: Andrew Ramsay was born on 20 March 1787 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of William Ramsay and Margaret Laurence.
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Andrew Ramsay is commemorated on the headstone erected by William Ramsay in 1801 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Mitchell Pre-1855 Mi; 1801 by Wm Ramzay in Drummeitermont, w Margrat Lawrence 12/2/1799; WR, ML, W, Ia, Ie, An Ramzays; poem.2
    1801 by Wm Ramzay in Drummiterment [Aug 2008 PCC]
    1801 by Wm Ramzay in Drummiterment [Aug 2008 PCC]
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Andrew Ramsay married Isabel Wishart, daughter of James Wishart and Mary Lowe, on 2 January 1814 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1814, January 2nd, Andrew Ramsay and Isobel Wishart both in this parish proclaimed.3,4
  • (Deceased) Death*: Andrew Ramsay died on 8 February 1850 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 62 1853 And Ramsay 8.2.1850 63, w Isabell Wishart 20.2.1851 68; Jean Ramsay 11.5.1857 74; David Ramsay 9.11.1891 72, w Mary Hird 12.1.1901 72; Alex Ramsay 1.5.1905 79, w Mary Ramsay 9.4.1888 25 (da of late David Ramsay.)5
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected in 1853 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads 1853. Erected by ... ... of their father Andrew Ramsay who died 8th Feb 1850 aged 63 years; and of the ... Isabella Wishart who died 20 th Feb 1851 aged 68 years; Jean Ramsay died 11 Aug 1857 aged 74; David Ramsay died 9th Nov 1891 aged 72 years and is interred here; Mary Hird his widow died 12th Jan 1901 aged 72 years; Alexander Ramsay died 1st May 1905 aged 79 years [Jul 2008] [Mitchell has another - w Mary Ramsay 9.4.1888 25 (da of David Ramsay) [the 'w' designation of this individual is incorrect].6,5
    Dunnichen - Andrew Ramsay & Isabella Wishart
    Dunnichen - Andrew Ramsay & Isabella Wishart

Census Events

Head of Household6 June 1841He and Isabel Wishart, Alexander Ramsay, Anne Ramsay, David Ramsay, Jean Ramsay and James Meffan were listed in the 1841 census at Letham Suburb, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Andrew Ramsay, 50, linen hand loom weaver, Angus; Isabell Ramsay, 55, Angus.7
Last Edited: 10 May 2017

Parents:

Father*: William Ramsay b. c 1749
Mother*: Margaret Laurence b. c 1749, d. 12 Feb 1799

Family:

Isabel Wishart b. 29 Feb 1784, d. 20 Feb 1851
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Andrew Ramsay married Isabel Wishart, daughter of James Wishart and Mary Lowe, on 2 January 1814 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1814, January 2nd, Andrew Ramsay and Isobel Wishart both in this parish proclaimed.3,4

Children:

William Ramsay+ b. 1815, d. 1860
Jean Ramsay+ b. 10 Nov 1816, d. 14 Jun 1895
David Ramsay+ b. 20 Mar 1818, d. 9 Nov 1891
Mary Ramsay b. 1 Nov 1819
Anne Ramsay+ b. 24 Jul 1821, d. 1875
Alexander Ramsay b. 1826, d. 1 May 1905

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C112832 [Feb 2006].
  2. [S42] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Strathmore vol 1, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1979, reprint 1993 & 1996) 0 901061 20 4 Mitchell Pre-1855 MI, Dunnichen, no 33 [Aug 2008].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS member [Feb 2006].
  4. [S40] Ancestry.co.uk Wishart Tree LisaStalnaker2 tree image downloaded [Jan 2012].
  5. [S42] Alison Mitchell ed. MI Pre-1855 Angus vol 1 Mitchell Pre-1855 MI, Dunnichen [Aug 2009].
  6. [S43] PCC photos held [Apr 2009].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) [Nov 2010 & previous].