|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1854|
|Death: ||Jul. 8, 1935|
THE DAILY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Tue., July 9, 1935, p. 2, col. 1:
Rites for Thomas Allen Ramsey, 80, highly respected and lifelong citizen of the Henry section who passed away at his home at Henry Tuesday afternoon, following a lingering illness, were held from the Baptist church at Henry this afternoon.
Burial followed in the family burial plot at that place.
Surviving is his wife, Mrs. Eliza J. Ramsey, a daughter, Mrs. G. E. Fielder of Roanoke; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Dillard and Mrs. J. L. King, both of Henry; Mrs. John Taylor, Boden, N. D. and five brothers, Rev. A. J. Ramsey, Pasadena, Calif.; Lloyd and Joseph Ramsey, Charleston, W. Va. and S. V. and R. L. Ramsey, both of Henry.
The deceased was a farmer.
He was formerly Commissioner of the Revenue for Franklin County, and a former deputy sheriff.
Ref: Paul Martin: AN ALPHABETICAL INDEX TO FOLLOW THE PERIWINKLE, p. 74, Henry or King cemetery, Franklin County: Thomas Allen Ramsey, 11/16/1854 - 7/8/1935; Eliza Jane Ramsey, 2/20/1858 - 6/30/1944.
Ref: Anne Vestal-Miller: THE MARRIAGE REGISTER OF HENRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA, VOLUME II, 1879 - 1893, pp. 2 & 3, 28 Jan. 1879: Thos. A. Ramsey, 24, Single, b. Franklin Co., Son of B. & I. J. Ramsey, married Eliza J. Pace, 19, Single, b. Henry Co., Dau. of Jos. & M. A. Pace.
source: Bruce Locke.
Booker Ramsey (1823 - 1898)
Isabella Thornton Ramsey (1836 - 1920)
Eliza Jane Pace Ramsey (1858 - 1944)*
Margaret Lena Ramsey Goode (1883 - 1928)*
Andrew Judson Ramsey (1891 - 1935)*
Josephine Mable Ramsey Counts (1900 - 1986)*
James Franklin Ramsey (1853 - 1861)*
Thomas Allen Ramsey (1854 - 1935)
Octavia Jane Ramsey King (1859 - 1935)*
John Wootson Ramsey (1863 - 1933)*
Lloyd Benjamin Ramsey (1881 - 1950)*
Created by: deegraver
Record added: Nov 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61034228
Dear Cousin Tom: You stood your watch. Job well done! RIP. Your cousin...|
George Paul Farris
Added: Apr. 21, 2013