Ramsay, James (Penelope M'NUTT, Penelope STEWART, Chief Justice Peter, Reverend Charles) was born on 7 Oct 1829 in Hamilton, PE, CAN and died on 30 Dec 1905 in Hamilton, PE, CAN.
James was a farmer whose formal schooling was limited to a one-room community school. He further educated himself and became the reporter of the Legislative Assembly in 1861, a post he held for two decades. When the Assembly was in session, James traveled to and from Charlottetown on horseback. He was an Elder of the church in Malpeque for 30 years and a Sunday School Teacher for over 40 years. In 1864 he purchased a farm and log cabin from John and Mary Knight, located about 200 yards from the edge of the Shipyard River. They lived in the cabin until they were able to build their own home.
James married Elizabeth RAMSAY, daughter of Edward RAMSAY and Mary DRUMMOND, on 6 Nov 1865. (Elizabeth was born in 1839 in Hamilton, PE, CAN and died in 1894.)
Children from this marriage were:
Howard RAMSAY was born in 1867 and died in 1948.
Howard married Margaret Florence M'DOUGALL- [MRIN:1427].
Harry "Fulton" RAMSAY was born in 1869 in Malpeque, PE, CAN and died in 1938 in Mount Royal, PE, CAN.
Mary Jane "Minnie" RAMSAY was born in 1871 and
died in 1942.
Minnie married Fred LOCHERBY. (Fred LOCHERBY was born in 1866 in Cavendish, PE, CAN and died in 1950 in Hamilton, PE, CAN.)
James Archibald RAMSAY was born in 1873 and died in 1954.
Rev. Dr. Ernest Herbert RAMSAY was born in 1875 and died
Ernest married Jane MACNUTT, daughter of Dugald Stewart M'NUTT and Elizabeth WAUGH, in 1918.
Harriet RAMSAY was born in 1877 and died in 1963.
Frederick William RAMSAY was born on 05 Apr 1882 in Hamilton, PE, CAN and died on 21 Nov 1956 in Hamilton, PE, CAN.