Jacob Ramsdell

Jacob Ramsdell

Birth
Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Aug 1873 (aged 66)
Lowell, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial Lowell, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Plot O-11-6
Memorial ID 68272109 · View Source
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JACOB RAMSDELL was born 8 Sep 1806, Abington, Plymouth Co., Mass, the son of Noah RAMSDELL (born there 27d 9m 1770) & Mehitable "Hitty" WHITMARSH (baptised there 1d 5m 1774) and grandson of Jacob Sr. WHITMARSH (bp. 1726) & Hannah SHAW. Jacob died 12 Aug 1873 in Lowell, Kent County, MI. He married (1) SALLY RICHARDSON Bef. 1831 in New York. She was born 08 Jan 1810 in New York, and died 12 Jan 1866 in Lowell, Kent County, MI. He married (2) ELIZABETH ROOT 21 May 1868 in Lowell, Kent Co., MI. She was born Abt. 1818 in Chatham, Columbia Co., New York, and died 1887 in Lowell, Kent County, MI.

Jacob and his first wife Sally were the parents of at least 5 children. It is likely that Jacob and Sally married prior to 1831 in New York, as that is where their first daughter, Rosette, was born. The family removed to Michigan prior to circa 1833 where the remainder of their children were born; Solomon abt 1833; Diana abt 1836; Jerome 1848; and Frank, abt 1852.

In 1840 and 1850, the family was found living in Pavilion, Kalamzoo Co., MI. Sometime prior to 1860, the family moved hence to Ionia Co., Michigan. Subsequently, the family moved once again, this time to Lowell Village, Kent Co., MI., as that is where Jacob's wife Sally died 12 Jan 1866.

After Sally's death, Jacob married 21 May 1868, Lowell, Kent Co., MI., Elizabeth (Root) Hunt. Elizabeth was the widow of Cyrus Hunt, who died 21 Nov 1861, Lowell, Kent Co., MI.

In 1870, Jacob, Elizabeth, and Jacob's son Frank were living in Lowell. Jacob and Frank were harness makers. Jacob Ramsdell died 12 Aug 1873, Lowell, Kent Co., Michigan. The cause of death was "Bright's Kidney Disease". His remains were laid to rest in the Oakwood Cemetery, Lowell Village, Kent Co., Michigan.


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  • Created by: Ron's Resort
  • Added: 12 Apr 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 68272109
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Ramsdell (8 Sep 1806–12 Aug 1873), Find a Grave Memorial no. 68272109, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Lowell, Kent County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Ron's Resort (contributor 47481414) .