Ramage Family History

John Ramage

Male 1794 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Ramage  [1, 2
    Born 14 May 1794  Liberton Kirk, Liberton, Midlothianshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 8 Jun 1794  Liberton Kirk, Liberton, Midlothianshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I39  Ramage | Ramage Line
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2011 

    Father William Ramage,   b. 18 Mar 1761, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1831, Edwardsburgh, Grenville Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Helen Walker,   b. 1765, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1818  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1790  Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Records of a Scottish village--Lasswade, 1650-1750 by Houston, Rab
      Lists William as William Remage

      Records of a Scottish village--Lasswade, 1650-1750 by Houston, Rab lists William as William Remage Married: 11 Jun 1790 in Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland to Helen Walker
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret Douglas 
    Children 
     1. John Ramage, Jr,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. James Douglas Ramage,   b. Abt 1836, Probably Cataraqui, Kingston, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Helen Ramage,   b. 1843,   d. 26 Aug 1843, Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F1172  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • " Ramage, John. Arrived Quebec on the Prompt, 8 July 1817. Loc 20 Aug 1817, Lot 16SW, Con 2, Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co. Ontario. Moved to Edwardsburg Twp, Grenville County before 1820. CLP420" Source: A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada before Confederation Vol. 2 by Donald Whyte R 929.371 W623D

      Note: CLP = Upper Canada Land Petitions: Perth Military Settlement, 24

      Lanark County (also known as the "underwater Township") is still very much uninhabited in 1879 and in fact only can boast 5000 full time residents in 1997. John stays only 2 years before joining William in Edwardburg Twp.

      Photo of silver spoons created by John Ramage Canadian, active Kingston, Ontario 1851-1869 :Teaspoons c. 1860, silver, Gift of the Henry Birks Collection of Canadian Silver, 1979 in the National Gallery of Canada (no. 26249.1-6)


      1857 Living in Kingston, Frontenac as a watchmaker, silversmith on 63 Brock Street
      source: Directory of the Province of Ontario, 1857, Directory, Page 489
      TitleParish registers for Lasswade, 1617-1855
      AuthorsChurch of Scotland. Parish Church of Lasswade (Midlothian) (Main Author)
      NotesMicrofilm of original records (Books 691 ; vols. 1-7.) in the New Register House, Edinburgh.

  • Sources 
    1. [S147] Alistar M. Cameron.

    2. [S172] LDS : Batch No.: C116936 Dates: 1771 - 1819 Source Call No.: 1067783, 0103146 Type: Film Printout Call No.: 6901039 Type: Film.

    3. [S140] LDS batch # C116936 Dates 1771 - 1819 Call Number 1067783,0103146 Type Film: Printout Call number 6901039 Type: Film.

    4. [S9] LDS, (Batch M116916 date 1617-1696 source 6340899 type film Batch M116916 date 1746-1820 source 1067764 type film), Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Lasswade (Reliability: 3).
      Batch M116916 date 1617-1696 source 6340899 type film
      Batch M116916 date 1746-1820 source 1067764 type film
      Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Lasswade
      Records of a Scottish village--Lasswade, 1650-1750 by Houston, Rab