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William Ramsay, 6th Earl of Dalhousie

William Ramsay, 6th Earl of Dalhousie

Male Cal 1660 - 1739  (~ 79 years)

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  • Name William Ramsay  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Suffix 6th Earl of Dalhousie 
    Born Cal 1660  [6
    Christened 2 Dec 1660  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Dec 1739  Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Buried Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I203522  Stewart Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2014 

    Father Ancestors John Ramsay,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Marjorie Spence,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Feb 1654/55  Errol, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F307837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Jean Ross,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Charles Frederick Ramsay,   d. Jan 1790, Birr, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Malcolm Ramsay,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Anne Ramsay,   d. 20 Nov 1739, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jean Ramsay,   d. 26 Dec 1769, Dalhousie, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. George Ramsay, Lord Ramsay,   b. Cal 1699,   d. 25 May 1739, Dalhousie, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
    Family ID F97254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Dec 1660 - Dundee, Angus, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1739 - Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: Calculate date> in his 79th year at death in 1739.
    • KINSHIP: 1st and possibly only son of John RAMSAY (2nd son of William RAMSAY, 1st Earl of Dalhousie) - he is generally supposed to have been the son of another John RAMSAY who was 2nd son of George RAMSAY, 2nd Earl of Dalhousie - see 'The Complete Peerage', vol. 14 p. 233 [DALHOUSIE: note (aa)]; served heir 1711.
      KINSHIP: 1st cousin 1 time removed and heir to William RAMSAY, Earl of Dalhousie.
      KINSHIP: 1st cousin 1 time removed of 1st wife, Jean ROSS.

      CHRISTENING: IGI - Extraction> Batch No. C112822; Name: William RAMSAY; Gender: male; Father: John RAMSAY; Mother: Marjorie SPENCE; Christening: 02 Dec 1660 Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      MILITARY: Colonel - army

      TITLES: Succeeded 1st cousin 1 time removed William RAMSAY, Earl of Dalhousie, in 1710, as Earl of Dalhousie and Lord Ramsay and Carrington [S.], titles created 1633; as Lord Ramsay of Dalhousie [S.], title by letters under the great seal, 1619 - with precedency of 1618. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S23] #226 The Peerage of Scotland: Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom, from Their Origin to the Present Generation (2nd edition, 1813), Douglas, Sir Robert, (2nd edition. 2 volumes. Edinburgh: A. Constable, 1813), FHL book Q 941 D22d; FHL microfilm 1,440,956 items., vol. 1 p. 407.

    2. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 7 p. 259.

    3. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 3 p. 100, 102.

    4. [S3195] International Genealogical Index (IGI), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (online database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org)), Batch No. C112822, FHL Microfilm 0993421.

    5. [S3485] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 4 p. 33.

    6. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 3 p. 102.

    7. [S3195] International Genealogical Index (IGI), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (online database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org)), Batch No. C112822, FHL Microfilm 0993421.
      IGI - Extraction> Name: William RAMSAY; Gender: male; Father: John RAMSAY; Mother: Marjorie SPENCE; Christening: 02 Dec 1660 Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

    8. [S3485] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 14 p. 233 [DALHOUSIE].