Monday, June 28, 2010

Samuel Jefferson Ramsey.

Samuel Jefferson Ramsey.

Birth: Apr. 1, 1839, New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania.
Death: Sep. 16, 1920, Chetopa, Labette County, Kansas.

Photo. Taken on his wedding day.

Photo. Was provided by lynda martinez.

Samuel was born at Newbloomfield, Perry, Pennsylvania. He was in the civil war and joined at Lewistown Pa., he married Minnie Catherine Neihoff in 1887 at Kansas city Wyandotte Kansas, they lived their early years at Garden city Kansas where he was an attorney and a farmer. they moved to Chetopa Kansas in early 1900's.he once won a case in law by quoting scripture from the bible, he was a very religious man and loving man.

Civil War. Samuel J. Ramsey, was a private in the 78th., Pennsylvania volunteers Company C., he was mustered in February 1865, enlisted for one year. When the company mustered out on September 11, 1865, he was absent and sick.

Minnie Catherine Neihoff.

Minnie Catherine Neihoff.
Birth: Oct. 21, 1861, Germany.
Death: Jul. 6, 1930, Chetopa, Labette County, Kansas.

Minnie Neihoff was born at Frankfurt Germany and immigrated to the U. S. A. at 18 years of age. she settled at saint Louis Missouri and was a cook there until she married Samuel Ramsey, they were married at Kansas city Kansas in 1887 and then moved to garden city Kansas, where all 4 of her children were born, Julius, Charles, Margaret and Mary. they later moved to Chetopa Kansas where she died.

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