William Henry Harrison Ransom (1817 - 1889)

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Birthplace: Wurtsboro, Orange, New York, United States
Death: Died in Ransomville, Niagara, New York, United States
Occupation: General Store Owner
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Immediate Family

    • Elisa
      wife
    • Carrie
      daughter
    • Walter
      son
    • Lotta M.
      daughter
    • Elton Tarbell
      son
    • Oscar Clark
      son
    • Mary Catherine
      daughter
    • Jennie L.
      daughter
    • Herbert M.
      son
    • Melissa
      daughter
    • Susie Darling
      daughter
    • Nina Emmelene
      daughter

About William Henry Harrison Ransom

Birth: Oct. 11, 1816 Orange County New York, USA Death: Dec. 28, 1889 Ransomville Niagara County New York, USA

William was the son of Peleg and Letitia Jane (Lewis) Ransom and nephew of Jehiel Clark Ransom. Uncle Jehiel was an early settler in Niagara Co., and the village of Ransomville was named for him. Uncle Jehiel operated a general store in the village which was passed on to William and then to William's sons: " W. H. H. Ransom & Son". The store was located on the corner of Ransomville Road and route 93 and stayed open about 100 years. William married Eliza J. Estes February 22, 1843 in Wilson, Niagara Co., New York. They had thirteen children.

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William Henry Harrison Ransom's Timeline

1817
February 15, 1817
Wurtsboro, Orange, New York, United States
1842
February 22, 1842
Age 25
New York, United States