Biography of Robert S. Ramsey
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Robert S. Ramsey, an enterprising and progressive farmer of Center Township, is a native of Columbiana County. He was born in the township, where he resides, Aug. 23, 1854, and is the son of John and Keziah (Hamilton) Ramsey.

John Ramsey, son of Robert Ramsey, was a native of Madison Township, Columbiana County, and a prosperous farmer of this section. Both he and his wife are deceased and buried in West Beaver Cemetery. They were the parents of 12 children, two of whom are living: Robert S., the subject of this sketch; and Keziah, married Ramsey McGregor, lives at Lisbon.

After completing his schooling in the district schools of his native township, Robert S. Ramsey engaged in general farming with his father. After his marriage in 1881 he purchased his present farm and several years later added to his original land holdings until he owned 116 acres of well improved land. Mr. Ramsey has disposed of some of this land, which has been allotted into homesites. He still maintains about 25 acres, but lives practically retired.

On Sept. 14, 1881, Mr. Ramsey was united in marriage with Miss Lucy Burnett, of Hubbard, Trumble County, Ohio, and the daughter of Edmund P. and Christiana (Myers) Burnett, both deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Ramsey have no children.

In politics Mr. Ramsey is identified with the Republican party and holds membership in the Presbyterian Church. Mr. and Mrs. Ramsey have a wide circle of friends in the community where they have spent so many years and are highly esteemed.

From:
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926


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