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Alfred Henry Ramey
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Birth: 1809
Death: Jun. 5, 1853
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Alfred Ramey was born in 1809 in either Pennsylvania or Virginia.

Alfred was married to Melona Rathbone c. 18__.

Seven children are believed to have been born to Alfred and Melona. They are believed to include;
1. Susanna Ramey
2. George W. Ramey, born on __________ __, 1835; married to Sarah A. Huff on March 8, 1857 in Peoria County.
3. Joseph Ramey
4. Alfred H. Ramey, born on January 6, 1846 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.
5. Asa Ramey, born c. 1848 in Peoria County, Illinois; married to Anna Vantassel on May 25, 1867 in Peoria County; married 2nd to Jennie Seery on April 23, 1876 in Peoria County.

The Ramey family came west to Illinois in the late 1830's. They are believed to have come to Peoria County, Illinois in the 1840's and are found in the Hallock Township area of Peoria County at the time of the 1850 census. Their name is spelled Rama in this census.
1506 Rama Alfred 41 M Farmer 1,200 Va
1506 Rama Milona 34 F Vt
1506 Rama Susanna 16 F Ind
1506 Rama George 14 M Ind
1506 Rama Joseph 11 M Ill
1506 Rama Alfred 5 M Ill
1506 Rama Asa 2 M Ill
1506 Lawson Elizabeth 8 F NY

Alfred Ramey died on June 5, 1852 in __________, Illinois. His earthly remains were laid to rest in the

At the time of the 1860 census, the family is scattered all over. This part of the family is found in Hallock Township;
676 Reed Amos 33 M Farmer 2,500 450 IL
676 Reed Elizabeth 23 F IL
676 Reed Simon 2 M IL
676 Reed Mary 1 F IL
676 Rama Alford 15 M Farm Hand IL
677 Rama Joseph 22 M Farmer 3,000 300 IL
677 Rama Nancy 21 F IL
677 Rama Asa 11 M IL

While part of the family is found in the Village of Chillicothe, Illinois in Peoria County in 1860;
428 Ramey George 25 M Laborer 25 PA
428 Ramey Sarah 23 F OH
428 Ramey Melona 2 F IL
428 Ramey George 2/12 M IL

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  George W. Ramey (1835 - 1915)*
  Joseph H Ramey (1837 - 1917)*
  Alfred H. Ramey (1846 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Aged 44 Yrs
Note: Born abt 1809
Blue Ridge Cemetery
North Hampton
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65942054
Alfred Henry Ramey
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Alfred Henry Ramey
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