Ramage Family History

John Wallace Ramage

John Wallace Ramage

Male 1886 - 1962  (76 years)

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  • Name John Wallace Ramage 
    Born 20 Jan 1886  Northfield, Rice, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jan 1962  Salem, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Belle Passi Cemetery, Woodburn, OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3334  Ramage | Ramage Line
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2012 

    Father John H Ramage,   b. 24 Apr 1843, Nissouri, Oxford county, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1901, Woodburn, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Harriet Curtis,   b. 30 May 1844, Bourn Parish, Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1928, Woodburn, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1870  Wheaton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Photos
    Ramage family portrait circa 1875 bw LoRes.22622.jpg
    Ramage family portrait circa 1875 bw LoRes.22622.jpg
    Will, Sadie, Marion, Maude, Bell, Jenny, David
    Grandmom Harriet, Percy, Johnny, Granddad John
    Family ID F1167  Group Sheet

    Family Lora Ethel Hayes,   b. 24 Mar 1887, Dayton, Washington County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1976, MT Angel, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1908  [2
    Children 
     1. Alta Ramage,   b. 30 Jan 1909,   d. 14 Feb 1909  (Age 0 years)
     2. Evlyn Gertrude Ramage,   b. 28 Jan 1910, Woodburn, Marion County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 2004, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +3. Philip Lee Ramage,   b. 26 May 1911, Woodburn, Marion County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1979, Saint Simons Island, Glynn Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. Eloise Dorothy Ramage,   b. 19 Nov 1912,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Inez H Ramage,   b. 15 Jan 1914,   d. 14 Dec 1917, Woodburn, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +6. Georgia Mae Ramage,   b. 16 Aug 1915, Woodburn, Marion Co., OR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2002, Homedale, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Beatrice Ramage,   b. 13 Feb 1920, Woodburn, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1920, Woodburn, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +8. Gilbert Hugh Ramage,   b. 6 May 1921, Woodburn, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 2009, Tualatin, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +9. Herbert T Ramage,   b. 6 May 1925,   d. 28 Feb 1999, Woodburn , Marion County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1170  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    John W Ramage - Portrait
    John W Ramage - Portrait.tif
    John W Ramage - tree BkGd.tif
    John W Ramage - tree BkGd.tif
    John Wallace Ramage 1895 copy.jpg
    John Wallace Ramage 1895 copy.jpg
    Ramage family portrait circa 1875 bw LoRes.22622.jpg
    Ramage family portrait circa 1875 bw LoRes.22622.jpg
    Will, Sadie, Marion, Maude, Bell, Jenny, David
    Grandmom Harriet, Percy, Johnny, Granddad John
    Ramage Family.jpg
    Ramage Family.jpg
    BACK: Unknown Woman, Unknown Child, Stephen Curtis(Probably),Mary (Merryman) Curtis(probably), Marion E (Ramage) Pinckney, Unknown, William James Ramage, Unknown, Alice Maude Ramage, John Wallace Ramage, George Harrison Colgan, Jennette (Ramage) Colgan, Harriet Colgan, Lillian Frances Ramage, Laura Belle (Yoder) Ramage, Sarah “Sadie” Ramage, David Allen Ramage, Harriet “Belle” (Ramage) Jones.

    FRONT: Unknown child, unknown Child, unknown child, Harriet (Curtis) Ramage, Ellis Percival Ramage, John H Ramage, Hester Hazel Ramage, Walter Allen Ramage.

    Taken in about 1900, probably in Marion County, Oregon.
    Ramage Children same day as extended family.jpg
    Ramage Children same day as extended family.jpg
    Top: Marion, Harriet (Belle), John, William, David Bottom: Ellis (Percy), Sarah (Sadie), Alice (Maude), Jennette (Jenny)

  • Notes 
    • Death Source: Database: Oregon Death Index, 1903-98 on May 1, 2002 10:58 AM

      Name: Ramage, John W County: Marion Death Date: 27 Jan 1962 Certificate: 599 Spouse: Lora Age: 75

      Source: Gib Ramage's letter, "You asked for family history" Dad was born at Northfield Minnesota on January 20, 1886 and died in Salem, Oregon on January 27, 1962. The family moved from Northfield to North Dakota and then on to Hubbard, Oregon in 1893. Dad went to school at the old White School [sp?], east of Hubbard. They moved onto the old home place in 1896. Dad's dad [David] died in 1905, and Dad took over the farm then. He and Tote were married on January 26, 1908.

      From the Woodburn Independent February 1962: John Ramage, Area Prominent Farmer, Businessman, Dies John W. Ramage 76, Woodburn area resident for the past 69 years and prominent in agriculture and civic affairs, died last Saturday at a Salem nursing home following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Ringo-Cornwell Funeral Chapel and burial was at Belle Passi cemetery. Born in the Northfield area of Minnesota January 20, 1886, he came to Hubbard, with his parents in 1893. In 1896 they moved to a farm in the Union district north-east of Woodburn. He took over the operation of the farm on the death of his father in 1905. About 1946 he turned the farm over to his sons. He was married to Lora Hayes January 26, 1908 at Woodburn. Ramage was one of the organizers of the Woodburn Fruit Growers Cooperative association in 1922 and served either as president or on the board of directors until 1940 when he left to become president of the North Marion Fruit Co. He served as president of that firm which he helped organize until his retirement early in 1953. Ramage also was a member of North Marion Services formed in 1947 and from which he retired three years ago. Ramage was long a leader in community, county and state affairs. He served on the county welfare commission, county budget committee and numerous committees. He was active in republican affairs, with the North Marion county fair, and was a former Woodburn chamber of commerce president and several organizations promoting farm interests, was a member of the board of the Willamette Production Credit association from its organization in 1934 until he retired three years ago. He was association president three terms. Ramage was a member of the original committee working for the Willamette Basin Commission and served on the committee getting the first county agricultural agent for Marion County. Besides his widow, he is survived by three sons, Phil Ramage of Portland, Herbert Ramage of Woodburn and Gilbert Ramage of Spokane, Wash.; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy L. Allen of Belpre, Ohio, Mrs. Georgia Mae McCornack of Eugene, and Miss Gertrude Ramage of Portland, a brother Will Ramage of Salem; two sisters, Mrs. Maud Davis of Salem and Mrs. Belle Jones of Portland; 17 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Marriage License, State of Illinois, County of Du Page, Marriage License #4191..

    2. [S53] GEDCOM File : Lee Miller 1.ged.