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Dr Josiah Allen Ramsey
Birth: Mar. 31, 1828
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1873
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

121st Pennsylvania Infantry.

Medical Doctor
1724 Ridge Avenue, 29th Ward

Son of Josiah Allen, Sr., and Catharine McIlvaine Ramsey

"Josiah Allan, the youngest son and the youngest of the family, was born March 31, 1828. He received a liberal education, graduating from Washington College in the class of 1850. He read medicine at McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pa., and began practicing at Braddock Fields, the same county, where he married Mary West, daughter of Rev. Nathaniel West, D.D.

After a few years he moved to Philadelphia, where he practiced until the beginning of the Rebellion, and being surgeon of a volunteer regiment of Philadelphia, he entered the service with his regiment under the call for seventy-five thousand men to serve for three months. At the expiration of his three months' service he was appointed and commissioned surgeon of the One Hundred and Twenty-first Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and continued in service in the Army of the Potomac until it disbanded in 1865. He then returned to Philadelphia and resumed the practice of medicine. Jan. 1, 1870, his wife, died, and in September, 1871, he married Emeline E. Ramalee, of Philadelphia, and to them was born one son, Paul Lemoyne Allan Ramsey. Dr. Josiah Allan Ramsey was a man of delicate constitution, of courteous and genial manner. He died Jan. 8, 1873, and his remains were buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Philadelphia."

Ref: *Boyd Crumrine, "History of Washington County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men" (Philadelphia: L. H. Leverts & Co., 1882). Transcribed by June Buller of Chicago , IL in July 1998. Published in July 1998 on the Washington County, PA USGenWeb pages at

1873-01-13; Paper: Public Ledger
"RAMSEY - Of pneumonia, on the 10th inst., at 1724 Ridge avenue, JOSIAH ALLEN RAMSEY, M. D., formerly of Washington, Pa.
Funeral today, at 1 o'clock P. M." 
Family links: 
  Josiah Ramsey (1783 - 1835)
  Catharine McIlvaine Ramsey (1782 - 1873)
  Catherine Ramsey Chambers (____ - 1854)*
  Mary Jane Dill (____ - 1840)*
  William Ramsey (1812 - 1880)*
  Charlotte Ramsey Dinsmore (1818 - 1891)*
  George McIlvaine Ramsey (1820 - 1902)*
  Eleanor Ramsey Martin (1822 - 1904)*
  Josiah Allen Ramsey (1828 - 1873)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Dec 23, 2009
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Dr Josiah Allen Ramsey
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