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John Ramsey
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Birth: 1760, Scotland
Death: Jan. 31, 1849
New Scotland
Albany County
New York, USA

John was born 1762, Gatehouse, Kircudbright, Lanark Co., Scotland.

John served as a private in Capt. Dietz' Co., Col. Vrooman's Regiment, in the Revolutionary War. He was among those listed from New Scotland who enlisted, were drafted, or furnished substitutes during the Revolutionary War. He is shown in Federal Census Records in Albany Co.: 1790, Rensselaerwyck; 1800, Watervliet; 1820-1830, Bethlehem; 1840, New Scotland - reflecting the several changes in political boundries rather than any movement on John's part. John and Margaret are buried very near the rear door of the New Scotland Presbyterian Church, where their tombstone indicates that he died aged 91 years, and she aged 88.

John married 4 July 1784, at the Schoharie County Courthouse, Margaret Connel,* daughter of John Connel.* Margaret was born ca. 1762, died 9 January 1850, New Scotland, NY. She is also buried in the New Scotland Cemetery.

John Ramsey's DAR Patriot number is A093794.

References: New Scotland Church & cemetery Records, LDS film 017817; tombstone; DAR Lineage Books, Vol. 111, p. 226, Vol. 157, p. 151; Census Records; Albany Co. Surrogate's Court Records, Vol. 8, p. 175; Van Rensselaer Manor Papers; History of Albany Co., p. 906; Gen. Abstracts of Rev. War Pension Files, Vol. III, pp. 2802-3; Marriages of Rev. Harmanus Van Huysen, p. 22.


The following information comes from "American Ancestry" , Vol. 1, The City of Albany, State of New York, 1887.
(page 64)
RAMSAY, John A. (m. Jane Chamberlen), Albany ; son of Archibald of New Scotland, d. 1846 (m. Margaret Wands), son of John of New Scotland, b. 1757, d. 1848 (m. Margaret Connelly), came with his father from Scotland, served in Rev. army; son of Samuel Ramsay, born in Scotland and came with his son to America in 1772 and settle in New Scotland, Albany County, New York.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Connel Ramsey (1762 - 1850)*
 
 Children:
  James Crawford Ramsey (1801 - 1856)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Age 91 years Rev. War Soldier
 
Burial:
New Scotland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
New Scotland
Albany County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 08, 2006
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