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Elizabeth (Reed) Ramey (abt. 1828 - aft. 1860)

Elizabeth Ramey formerly Reed
Born about in Kentucky, USAmap
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Wife of — married 1 Apr 1847 in Washington County, Arkansas, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died after after about age 32 [location unknown]
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Two of Elizabeth's daughters (Emeline and Phoebe) passed along a story to their children and grandchildren that during the Civil War Elizabeth had to hide her children in the cellar, sometimes for days, while she sought food.


  • Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944, index, FamilySearch ( ), James Rhemy and Eliza Reed, 01 Apr 1847; citing Washington, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1,034,247. No image is provided yet at Photocopy of the original document from clerk of court in possession of Shari S.
    I, Thomas M. Brinson a minister of the gospel of the sect called Regular Baptist on the first day of April AD 1847 in the County of Washington did solemnize the right of matrimony between James Rhemy of the County above mentioned of the one part and Eliza Reed of the other of the County aforesaid. The said James Rhemy aged twentyone Elizabeth Reed aged Eighteen. Verbal consent Ceremony according to the form of the Church. I Thos. M. Brinson haveing my clerical character recorded in the Record Book of mariages with Clerk office at Fayetteville on the 16th day of January AD 1845 by JC Pitman Clerk of the Circuit Court. Thomas M. Brimson. The foregoing certificate was deposited in my office for Record on the 3rd day of May 1847 and Recorded this 4th day of May AD 1847.

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