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Amos Justin Ransom

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Birthplace: Colchester, CT, USA
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Son of Robert Ransom and Alice Ransom
Husband of Anna Ransom
Father of Mary Ransom; Anna Ransom; Margaret Ransom; Amos Ransom; Comstock Ransom and 3 others
Brother of John Ransom; Mary Ransom; James Ransom; Alice Harris; Newton Ransom and 9 others
Half brother of Samuel Ransom

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[Following is from Historical outline of the Ransom family of America, by Wyllys Cadwell Ransom, p. 83, downloaded 2010 from books.google.com]

No. 12. AMOS RANSOM4 [3] (Robert3, Joshua2, Robert1), b. Feb. 17, 1727, at Colchester, Conn.; m. Anna Comstock at Colchester, Conn., April 12.

CHILDREN.

95. 1. Martha (36), b. April 19, 1751, at Colchester, Conn.; m. Samuel Loomis Nov. 15, 1770, at Colchester, Conn; d. Sept. 26, 1829; Samuel d. Nov. 4, 1814, at Colchester, Conn.

96. 2. Mary, b. Oct. 15, 1753, at Colchester, Conn.

97. 3. Anna, b. Feb. 15, 1755, at Colchester, Conn.

98. 4. Margaret, b. March 27, 1758, at Colchester, Conn.

99. 5. Amos2 (37), b. Dec. 4, 1760, at Colchester, Conn.; m. 1st Penelope Martin Dec. 14, 1782, at East Haddam, Conn.; m. Jemima McCarty Sept. 18, 1786; Penelope d. Oct. 7, 1784, at East Haddam, Conn.; Jemima d. April 25, 1842; Amos d. Jan. 29, 1842, at Hartford, Conn.

100. 6. Nathaniel, b. Sept. 15, 17—, at Colchester, Conn.

101. 7. Comstock, b. , 1764, at Colchester, Conn.

102. 8. Alice, b. Oct. 29, 1766, at Colchester, Conn.

103. 9. Jared (38), b. May 4, 1770, at Colchester, Conn.; m. 1st Hannah Green, 1796, at East Haddam, Conn.; 2nd Miss Williams, 1826; d. Nov. 3, 1846, at Warren, N. Y.; Hannah d. 1820.

AMOS RANSOM of Colchester, seventh son and ninth child of Robert (3) and Alice Newton; b. at Colchester, Conn., Feb. 17, 1727; m. Anna Comstock at Colchester, Conn., April 12, 1750. After middle life he moved to Hartford, Conn. But little is known of his career. He had a long line of descendants through his numerous family of sons and daughters, many of whom are living at different places, and others, children of his son Jared, located in Otsego and Oneida Counties, N. Y., whose descendants are still residing there at the present day. Among these perhaps the most distinguished was Com. George Marcellus Ransom, b. at Cooperstown, N.Y. He was an officer in the navy of the United States of commanding ability and achieved deserved distinction during the war for the Union, 1861-5.

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Amos Justin Ransom's Timeline

1727
February 17, 1727
Colchester, CT, USA
1750
April 12, 1750
Age 23
Colchester, CT, USA
1753
October 15, 1753
Age 26
Colchester, CT, USA
1755
February 15, 1755
Age 27
1758
March 27, 1758
Age 31
Colchester, CT, USA
1760
December 4, 1760
Age 33
Colchester, CT, USA
1764
1764
Age 36
Colchester, CT, USA
1766
October 29, 1766
Age 39
Colchester, CT, USA
1770
May 4, 1770
Age 43
Colchester, CT, USA
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September 15
Colchester, CT, USA