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Re: Ramey Family

Posted: 29 Oct 2001 10:25AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 Aug 2002 11:28AM GMT

Descendants of James Ramey
Generation No. 1
1. James1 Ramey (Source: 1870 Floyd Co., KY census HH #25 Pct. 7.) was born 07 1833 in VA. He married Lucinda Purky (Source: 1870 Floyd Co., KY census HH #25 Pct. 7.), daughter of Pleasant Purky and Sarah Unknown. She was born 1835 in VA.
Notes for James Ramey:
1860 Buchanan Co., VA [adjoins KY border] census James Ramey farmer.
1870 Floyd Co., KY census HH #25 Pct. 7: James Ramey 36 b.VA; Lucinda 35 wife; William 14 b.VA; Sarah 13 b.VA; Eli 10 b.VA; Andrew 5 b.KY; Lorenzo D. 10 months b.KY.
Andrew was the first child to be born in KY and was listed on the 1870 census. The family came to KY from VA between 1860 and 1865 according to Levis' age of 10 b. VA. and Andrew b. 1865 in KY.
Children of James Ramey and Lucinda Purky are:
2 i. William2 Ramey (Source: 1870 Floyd Co., KY census HH #25 Pct. 7.), born 1856 in VA.
3 ii. Sarah Ramey (Source: 1870 Floyd Co., KY census HH #25 Pct. 7.), born 1857 in VA.
4 iii. Eli Ramey (Source: 1870 Floyd Co., KY census HH #25 Pct. 7.), born 1860 in VA.
+ 5 iv. Andrew J. Ramey, born 03 1867 in VA.
+ 6 v. Lorenzo Dow Ramey, born 12 1869 in VA.
+ 7 vi. Noah L. Ramey, born 11 1871 in KY.
8 vii. Rosa Ramey, born 1875 in Johnson Co., KY; died 11 18 1876 in Johnson Co., KY (Source: 1876 Johnson Co., KY deaths.).
Notes for Rosa Ramey:
Ramy, Rosa 1y/F/S/FD James and Lucinda (Purky) Ramy Res.-JHN, Rosa b.FLD& d.JHN, parents b.; Father b.KY & mother b.VA; JHN 18 Nov 76.
Generation No. 2
5. Andrew J.2 Ramey (James1) (Source: 1870 Floyd Co., KY census HH #25 Pct. 7 - 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 24-25 - 1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33.) was born 03 1867 in VA. He married Pricey Unknown (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 24-25 - 1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33.) Abt. 1889 in KY. She was born 02 1865 in KY.
Notes for Andrew J. Ramey:
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 24-25, TWP Stafford Fork enumerated on 6-18-1900: A. J. Ramey farmer b. May 1867 VA 33, parents b. VA, married 11 years, he could read & write; Pricey wife b. Feb. 1865 KY 35, parents b.KY, married 11 years, mother of 3 living children; son Martin b.Jan. 1890 10; dau Dovey b.Feb. 1892; dau ? L. b. Apr.1896.
1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33, Dist. 5 Stafford Fork Pct. 8, enumerated the 7th & 8th of Jan. 1920: Martin Ramey farmer 29 b.KY; Phrona wife 28 b.KY; Oliver son 7; Frankfort son 5; Virgil son 3; Evart son 10/12; ANDREW father 53 & Pricie mother 53.
Children of Andrew Ramey and Pricey Unknown are:
+ 9 i. Martin3 Ramey, born 01 1890 in KY.
10 ii. Dovey Ramey (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 24-25.), born 01 1892 in KY.
11 iii. dau L. Ramey (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 24-25.), born 04 1896 in KY.
6. Lorenzo Dow2 Ramey (James1) (Source: 1870 Floyd Co., KY census HH #25 Pct. 7 - 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46.) was born 12 1869 in VA. He married (1) Martelia "Teelie" Porter (Source: 1880 Martin Co., KY census HH #5-5 Martelia dau. - 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46 Martelia, wife.) 1889 in KY, daughter of Benjamin Porter and Nancy Cassidy. She was born Abt. 1869. He married (2) Roda Stepp (Source: 1880 Martin Co., KY census HH #42.), daughter of James "Bigfoot" Stepp.
Notes for Lorenzo Dow Ramey:
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46, TWP Stafford Fork enumerated on 6-20-1900: Lorenzo Ramey farmer b. Dec. 1869 30 KY, parents b.KY; Martelia wife b. Aug. 1864 35 KY, parents b.KY; Charles son b. Sep. 1895. [Charles is the only child listed. Albert b.abt.1890 , Holbert b. abt.1891, & Jane b. abt.1892 are not on this census.]
Notes for Martelia "Teelie" Porter:
Martelia reported her birthday as Aug. 1864, 30yrs. old, on the 1900 Martin Co., KY census. If her father's death was on 12-25-1861 she would have to be older. Below is his death report.
1861 Johnson Co., KY deaths: Benjamin Porter 38 yrs, male, married, farmer, parents-Joseph & Mary Porter. Benjamin resided and died in Johnson Co., KY. and was born in VA. His parents were both born in VA. Died on 12 25 1861 of lung fever.
1880 Martin Co., KY census HH #5-5, pg.1-Supervisor's Dist. 5-Enumeraton Dist. No. 127: Nancy Porter, 50 b.VA, father b.Unk & mother b.VA, Widowed, Keeping House; Alexander son 20 b.KY farming; Melissa dau. 15 b.KY works in home; Martelia dau. 11 b.KY works in home. [1880 census shows Martelia as a daughter, 11 years old. She would have been born in about 1869 after her father's death in 1861.]
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46, TWP Stafford Fork enumerated on 6-20-1900: Lorenzo Ramey farmer b. Dec. 1869 30 KY, parents b.KY; Martelia wife b. Aug. 1864 35 KY, parents b.KY; Charles son b. Sep. 1895. [Charles is the only child listed. Albert b.abt.1890 , Holbert b. abt.1891, & Jane b. abt.1892 are not on this census.] If Martelia & Lorenzo married in 1889 (according to the 1900 census) the children born 1890,91, & 92 should be hers. It is unknown why they are not listed.
Note that on line 9 of the 1900 census indicates they are both "Single." Line 10 is number of years married "6." Line 11 is "Mother of how many children?" She listed "1." And line 12 is "Mother of how many children?" She listed "1." This is Charles. The education lines indicate they both could read & write.
Notes for Roda Stepp:
1880 Martin Co., KY census HH #42: James Stepp 59 County Judge b.TN, father b.(?) & mother b.VA; Mary J. 40 wife b.KY, father b.(?) & mother b.VA; William 18 son b.KY; Elizabeth 16 dau. b.KY; Lyda 14 dau. b.KY; Lucinda 12 dau. b.KY; Elias 9 son b.KY; Roda 7 dau. b.KY; Aaron 4 son b.KY; Malinda 1 dau. b.KY.
Children of Lorenzo Ramey and Martelia Porter are:
12 i. Albert3 Ramey, born Abt. 1890.
Notes for Albert Ramey:
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46, TWP Stafford Fork enumerated on 6-20-1900: Lorenzo Ramey farmer b. Dec. 1869 30 KY, parents b.KY; Martelia wife b. Aug. 1864 35 KY, parents b.KY; Charles son b. Sep. 1895. [Charles is the only child listed. Albert b.abt.1890 , Holbert b. abt.1891, & Jane b. abt.1892 are not on this census.]
+ 13 ii. Hobert D. Ramey, Sr., born Abt. 1891 in Martin Co., KY.
14 iii. Jane Ramey, born Abt. 1892.
Notes for Jane Ramey:
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46, TWP Stafford Fork enumerated on 6-20-1900: Lorenzo Ramey farmer b. Dec. 1869 30 KY, parents b.KY; Martelia wife b. Aug. 1864 35 KY, parents b.KY; Charles son b. Sep. 1895. [Charles is the only child listed. Albert b.abt.1890 , Holbert b. abt.1891, & Jane b. abt.1892 are not on this census.]

15 iv. William Charles "Charlie" Ramey (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46.), born 09 1895 in Martin Co., KY.
Notes for William Charles "Charlie" Ramey:
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46, TWP Stafford Fork enumerated on 6-20-1900: Lorenzo Ramey farmer b. Dec. 1869 30 KY, parents b.KY; Martelia wife b. Aug. 1864 35 KY, parents b.KY; Charles son b. Sep. 1895. [Charles is the only child listed. Albert b.abt.1890 , Holbert b. abt.1891, & Jane b. abt.1892 are not on this census.]
7. Noah L.2 Ramey (James1) (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 30-31.) was born 11 1871 in KY. He married Bassilla Fay Mills (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 30-31.) 1892 in Martin Co., KY. She was born 10 1870 in KY.
Notes for Noah L. Ramey:
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH #30-31, #7 Stafford Fork, enumerated June 18, 1900: Noah Ramey 28 Nov. 1871 b.KY, parents b.VA; Bazilla wife Oct. 1870 b.KY, parents b.KY; California dau. 6, b.Aug. 1883; (?) F. son 5, b.July 1895; Martha dau 2, b.July 1897; John Mills boader 72, b.1828.

Children of Noah Ramey and Bassilla Mills are:
16 i. California3 Ramey (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 30-31.), born 08 1893 in Martin Co., KY. She married Allan Taylor Williamson.
Notes for California Ramey:
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/4924/d0001/f000004...
Allan Taylor WILLIAMSON / California RAMEY: Father Noah L. RAMEY; Mother: Bassilla Fay MILLS
CHILDREN: Raymond WILLIAMSON; Sollie WILLIAMSON; Eloise WILLIAMSON; Bill WILLIAMSON; Tommy WILLIAMSON; Paul WILLIAMSON; Allan Taylor WILLIAMSON , Jr.; Lawrence WILLIAMSON; Virgil WILLIAMSON; Faye WILLIAMSON; Gaye WILLIAMSON.
17 ii. son L. Ramey (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH #30-31.), born 07 1895 in Martin Co., KY.
18 iii. Martha Ramey (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH #30-31.), born 07 02 1897 in Martin Co., KY; died 06 01 1971 in McCarr, KY. She married Milton Moore; born 02 08 1889 in KY; died 04 24 1973 in McCarr. KY.
Notes for Martha Ramey:
www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/4924/d0000/f0000099.html#...
Milton MOORE / Martha RAMEY Husband: Milton MOORE Born: 8 Feb 1889 at: Kentucky Died: 24 Apr 1973 at: McCarr, KY Father: ? MCKNIGHT Mother:? Wife: Martha RAMEY Born: 2 Jul 1894 at: Martin County, KY Died: 1 Jun 1971 at: McCarr, KY Father: Noah L. RAMEY Mother: Bassilla Fay MILLS.
CHILDREN: Blanche MOORE; Howard MOORE; Curtis MOORE Spouse Pearl CHRISTIAN; William Ray MOORE; Maxine MOORE Spouse Bilton SCOTT; Hazel MOORE Born: 25 Oct 1915 at Dunlow, Wayne County, WV Spouse Leonard Carlos COPLEY.
Apparently they lived in Wayne Co., WV in 1915 when their daughter Hazel was born. Martha was born in Martin CO., KY which is between Pike and Lawrence Counties.
Generation No. 3
9. Martin3 Ramey (Andrew J.2, James1) (Source: 1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 24-25 - 1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33.) was born 01 1890 in KY. He married Phrona Unknown (Source: 1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33.). She was born 1891 in KY.
Notes for Martin Ramey:
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 24-25, TWP Stafford Fork enumerated on 6-18-1900: A. J. Ramey farmer b. May 1867 VA 33, parents b. VA, married 11 years, he could read & write; Pricey wife b. Feb. 1865 KY 35, parents b.KY, married 11 years, mother of 3 living children; son MARTIN b.Jan. 1890 10; dau Dovey b.Feb. 1892; dau ? L. b. Apr.1896.
1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33, Dist. 5 Stafford Fork Pct. 8, enumerated the 7th & 8th of Jan. 1920: Martin Ramey farmer 29 b.KY; Phrona wife 28 b.KY; Oliver son 7; Frankfort son 5; Virgil son 3; Evart son 10/12; Andrew father 53 & Pricie mother 53.
Children of Martin Ramey and Phrona Unknown are:
19 i. Oliver4 Ramey (Source: 1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33.), born 1913.
20 ii. Frankfort Ramey (Source: 1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33.), born 1915.
21 iii. Virgil Ramey (Source: 1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33.), born 1917.
22 iv. Evart Ramey (Source: 1920 Martin Co., KY census HH 32-33.), born 1919.
13. Hobert D.3 Ramey, Sr. (Lorenzo Dow2, James1) was born Abt. 1891 in Martin Co., KY. He married Elizabeth Fabin.
Notes for Hobert D. Ramey, Sr.:
1900 Martin Co., KY census HH 45-46, TWP Stafford Fork enumerated on 6-20-1900: Lorenzo Ramey farmer b. Dec. 1869 30 KY, parents b.KY; Martelia wife b. Aug. 1864 35 KY, parents b.KY; Charles son b. Sep. 1895. [Charles is the only child listed. Albert b.abt.1890 , Holbert b. abt.1891, & Jane b. abt.1892 are not on this census.]

Children of Hobert Ramey and Elizabeth Fabin are:
23 i. Charlie4 Ramey.
Notes for Charlie Ramey:
Died at birth or shortly thereafter.
24 ii. Hobert Ramey, Jr., born 07 21 1927 in WV.
25 iii. Donald Ramey, born 06 25 1930 in WV.
26 iv. Millard Ramey, born 04 14 1933 in WV.
27 v. Billy Udell Ramey, born 11 19 1935 in WV.
28 vi. David Allen Ramey, born 11 06 1938 in WV; died 12 21 2000.
29 vii. Hugh Duncan Ramey, born 04 23 1941 in Sharon, Kanawha Co., WV.


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