Ramage Family History

Harriet Curtis

Harriet Curtis

Female 1844 - 1928  (84 years)

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  • Name Harriet Curtis  [1
    Born 30 May 1844  Bourn Parish, Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Jun 1928  Woodburn, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 8 Jun 1928  Hubbard Cemetary, Marion County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I3336  Ramage | Ramage Line
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2013 

    Father Thomas Curtis,   b. 1805, St.Eversden, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1899, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Ann Ellis,   b. 1806, Bourne, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1866, Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1828  Caldecote, Cambridge, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1166  Group Sheet

    Family 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) 
    Married 1 Jan 1870  Wheaton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Jennette Ann Ramage,   b. 1871, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1952, Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +2. David Allen Ramage, Jr.,   b. 14 Apr 1872, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1940, Yakima, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Sarah "Sadie" E Ramage,   b. 1874, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sept 4 1946, Jackson, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. William James Ramage,   b. 23 May 1876,   d. 30 Jan 1966, Woodburn, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Alice Maude Ramage,   b. 9 Dec 1877, Medford, Steele, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1968, Salem, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +6. Harriet Isabel "Belle" Ramage,   b. 4 Dec 1879, Medford, Steele Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1966, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Marion E Ramage,   b. 1883, Medford, Steele Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. John Wallace Ramage,   b. 20 Jan 1886, Northfield, Rice, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1962, Salem, Marion County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Ellis Percival (Percy) Ramage,   b. 14 Jan 1891, White, Brooklings, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1950, St. Helens, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    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
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1167  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Harriet Curtis 1895 copy.jpg
    Harriet Curtis 1895 copy.jpg
    Harriet Curtis Ramage.jpg
    Harriet Curtis Ramage.jpg
    Harriet Curtis.jpg
    Harriet Curtis.jpg
    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.
    Harriet with daughters Marion (Belle), Jennett, and Alice (Maude)
    Harriet with daughters Marion (Belle), Jennett, and Alice (Maude)

    Headstones
    John Ramage and Harriett Curtis
    John Ramage and Harriett Curtis

  • Notes 
    • 1861 Census Buckden England
      Name: Harriett Curtis
      Age: 16
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845
      Relation: Servant
      Gender: Female
      Where born: Bourn, Cambridgeshire, England
      Civil parish: Buckden
      County/Island: Huntingdonshire
      Country: England

      Registration district: St Neots
      Sub-registration district: St Neots
      ED, institution, or vessel: 9

      Household schedule number: 43
      Piece: 981
      Folio: 141
      Page Number: 7
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      John Farrington 58
      Mary Ann Farrington 63
      Louisa Farrington 19
      Henry Cawte 17
      Harriett Curtis 16

      1869 Thomas Curtis(age 55) & Harriet Curtis(age 24) traveled in steerage on the Steam ship - SS Iowa (of Transatlantic Steam Packet Ships) from Glasgow to NewYork arriving on April 28, 1869. Source: Ship Lists Roll 309 22 April - 5 May 1869 NyNy

      1920 Census, Roll T625_1500, page7A, Ed 86, image 1062

      Gertrude Ramage's 1966 Calander states that Harriet died on June 4, 1928

      Obituary from the Woodburn Independent June 7, 1928 Mrs. Harriett Ramage Dies

      Mrs. Harriett C. Ramage died of the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. I. Jones, North Second Street yesterday morning, June 6th 1928 at 9:30 after a long illness, aged 84 years and one week. With her going there passed away a most noble woman, one of very lovable character, a mother devoted to her late husband and fond of her children, grandchildren and great grand children. She easily made friends and was endeared to all, many of whom remembered her when on her bed of sickness. The children were all with her the last ten days of her life and she told them: "I am having my flowers when I am here from those who come, and those who cannot come send them to me."

      Mrs. Ramage was born at Cambridgeshier [sic], England, May 30, 1844. She had five brothers and one sister. Her father and she started from Thames, London for Glascow [sic], Scotland, in April 1869, and from there sailed for the United States. They had a pleasant trip until they reached Newfoundland and there they encountered a big storm. They were on the water three weeks. They landed at New York from there they went to Chicago. Arriving May 2, 1869, her sister and brother-in-law meeting them there. She married John Ramage at Wheaton, Ill., January 1, 1870 at the age of 26 years. They lived at Wheaton until 1873, then moved to Medford, Minn. They moved to White, Brookings County, South Dakota, in 1888 and in 1891 came to Oregon and lived at Lewisville for one year then lived south of Salem for a year, and from there moved to a place 3 ½ miles east of Woodburn.

      Surviving Mrs. Ramage are nine children, 26 grand children and 11 great grand children. The children are: Mrs. G. H. Colgan, Salem; D. A. Ramage, Yakima, Wash.; Mrs. S. E. Fletcher, Portland; W. J. Ramage, Woodburn; Mrs. J. R. Davis, Turner; Mrs. H. I. Jones, Woodburn; Mrs. J. C. Pinckney, Oregon City; John W. Ramage, Woodburn; E. P. Ramage, Dufur, Or.

      Funeral services will be held at the congregational church, Hubbard, Friday, 2:00 p.m. Rev. John T Meyers of Woodburn officiating and music by the Bethel choir. Interment will be beside the grave of her husband in Hubbard Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S107] 1851 Census, Cambridgeshire England.

    2. [S116] Obituary.

    3. [S124] Hubbard , Marion County, Cemetary Records.

    4. [S55] Parish Records - Church of England. Parish Church of Caldecote (Cambridgeshire).

    5. [S56] Marriage License, State of Illinois, County of Du Page, Marriage License #4191..