Alexander Ramsey was born at sea on the way from Ulster to America. The Ramseys were Scotch-Irish and settled in Virginia. His father John Ramsey died after being chased by Indians and drinking water too fast (This is according to Nathaniel Ramsey in the 1880 History of Logan County, Ohio. Alexander had a brother John, and a sister Polly, who supposedly settled in the South). After his father's death Alexander went to Lexington, Kentucky where he learned blacksmithing. Around 1800 he went to Ross County, Ohio. Here he married Elizabeth Cutright, daughter of John "the Bear Hunter" Cutright and Elizabeth (Subre) Cutright, also early settlers in Kentucky and Ross County. (Continues)
This is a four generation genealogy of the Doans of Washington and Logan Counties, Ohio. Richard Doan, a Revolutionary War veteran is a descendant of Deacon John Doane and William Brewster. A scan of Richard Doan's Pension application for his service in the Revolutionary War is online here, as well as Family Bibles of later Doan and Stanley families.
Genealogy of our line of the Toothaker Family, a very interesting family that was involved in the Salem Witchcraft Trials, the Revolutionary War, and American frontier life.
by Charles O'Mahoney from Flight Journal (Feb 2002) Details of a heroic flight of a B26 in WWII. Paul Ramsey was the co-pilot on this flight.
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