Col. Francis Alexander Ramsey

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Francis Alexander Ramsey

Birthplace: Marsh Creek, Adams, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, USA
Place of Burial: Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Reynolds Ramsey and Naomi Ramsey
Husband of Margaret McKnitt Ramsey; Ann Ramsey and Margaret Christian Ramsey
Father of William Baine Alexander Ramsey; John McKnitt Alexander Ramsey; Samuel Reynolds Ramsey; James G. M. Ramsey, PhD, Author; William B. A. Ramsey, TN Sec'y State and 3 others
Brother of Jane Reneau; William I Ramsey; Samuel Reynolds Graham Ramsey and Jane Ramsey

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About Col. Francis Alexander Ramsey

Francis Alexander Ramsey of Scots-Irish descent,  helped James White explore what is now the Knoxville, Tennessee area in 1783, and later served in various capacities in the State of Franklin and Southwest Territory governments.


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Col. Francis Alexander Ramsey's Timeline

May 31, 1764
Marsh Creek, Adams, Pennsylvania, USA
April 7, 1789
Age 24
MECKLENBURG CO, , North Carolina, USA
Age 26
May 2, 1793
Age 28
Swan Pond, Knox, Tennessee, USA
August 9, 1795
Age 31
Swan Pond, Knox, Tennessee, USA
March 25, 1797
Age 32
Swan Pond, Knox, Tennessee, USA
February 4, 1799
Age 34
Swan Pond, Knox Co, Tennessee, USA
November 28, 1801
Age 37
Swan Pond, Knox, Tennessee, USA
October 18, 1804
Age 40
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, USA
August 1806
Age 42
Gettysburg, Adams Co, Pennsylvania, USA