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Adam Ramage

Adam Ramage 1829 - 1908 #4676 aged 79, died at Ballarat son of unknown Heaford and Robert Ramage, wed c1852 to Charlotte Rebecca Rose 1832 - 1902 #12429 aged 70, daughter of Esther Rebecca Downes and William Henry Rose.
13 children 1. Charl Rebecca Esther Ramage 1853 #413 lived 1 year
2. Elizabeth Esther Ramage 1855 #7292 lived 1 year
3. Louisa Hannah Ramage 1856 #8543 - 1929 #256 aged 73
4. Robert Edward Ramage 1858 #11895 lived 15 months
5. Wallace William Ramage 1860 #7662 wed twice
6. Adam Ramage 1861 #13573 wed 1900 #7925 to Mary Robertson Laurie
7. Alice Maud Ramage 1863 #529 wed 1886 to Frederick Fortune
8. Charles Ramage 1864 #12868 lived 1 day
9. Charlotte Rebecca Ramage 1865 #12945 lived 9 years
10. Henry Heaford Ramage 1868 #13774 wed 1896 to Bessie Nettleton
11. Joseph William Ramage 1871 #675 - 1940 #9848 aged 70
12. Walter Frederick Ramage 1872 #21399 wed 1895 to Victoria Maud Lillingstone
13. William Henry Ramage 1875 #25848 - 1933 #6226 aged 57, wed 1900 to Ada Jane Roberts
3. Louisa Hannah Ramage 1856 #8543 - 1929 #256 aged 73, wed 1877 to William Glover
5. Wallace William Ramage 1860 #7662 wed 1884 #4456 to Isabella Stevenson King 1863 - 1884 #11249 aged 21, died at Ballarat East
wed 1889 #4116 to Mary Ann Bendle 1866 - 1941 #15089 aged 75, daughter of Agnes Kirkland and Robert Bendle
5 children 1. Margaret Isabella Charlotte Ramage 1884 #22208 - 1885 #142 lived 3 months
2. Wallace Wm Ramage 1890 #453
3. Rodney Beresford Ramage 1891 #19433
4. Ruby Gladys Ramage 1893 #19163
5. Hy Heaford Ramage 1895 #26464
7. Alice Maud Ramage 1863 #529 wed 1886 to Frederick Fortune, and lived at Ballarat East then moved to Melbourne, 12 children
10. Henry Heaford Ramage 1868 #13774 wed 1896 to Bessie Gertrude Nettleton 1872 #1131 - 1969 #8660 aged 96, born in Sydney, only known child of Elizabeth Riley and Sydney Nettleton
12. Walter Frederick Ramage 1872 #21399 wed 1894 #5467 to Victoria Maud Lillingstone 1874 #6751 daughter of Mary Huddy and George Steer Lillingstone born at Ballarat
2 children 1. Walter Frederick Ramage 1895 #5467
2. Jack Gordon Ramage 1896 #25063

From on Thursday, 6 January, 2011

A few newspaper cuttings from 'The West Australian' - Mon 6 July 1953
Victoria Maud Ramage died on July 4 1953 aged 79 Years, at her home, 36 Highway, Nedlands, West Australia, beloved wife of the the late Walter Frederick Ramage, loving mother of Jack & Rhoda (Mrs Wilkinson), fond mother in law of Edward & Ada (Dec), Grandmother of: Walter - Patricia - Francis - Yvonne
Loved mother of Jack Ramage, Grandmother of Walter, Frances & Yvonne, Great Grandmother of Billy & Julie
Darling mother of Rhoda (Mrs Wilkinson) fond mother in law of Edward & Grandmother of Pat & David
Loving sister of Clara (Mrs Kermode), Bessie (Mrs Mansfield) and Les Lillingstone (sister in law of Kate


13. William Henry Ramage 1875 #25848 - 1933 #6226 aged 57, wed 1900 to Ada Jane Roberts 1879 - 1976 #29410 aged 97, died at Box Hill
6 children 1. Doris Ada Ramage 1901 #8377 lived 1 month
2. Olive Charl Ramage 1902 #15528
3. Wm Parfelt Ramage 1904 #7676
4. Nellie Elizth Ramage 1906 #7929
5. Cecil Heaford Ramage 1908 #9011X1929
6. Hy Penrose Ramage 1912 #22456

Robert Ramage

Robert Ramage and Mary Fraser came from Scotland about 1852, and lived at Maryborough, Victoria.
Robert Ramage appears to have died 1877 #11960 aged 50, when his birthplace was Scotland.
9 children 1. Janet Mitchell Ramage 1848 - 1929 #13377 aged 81, born in Scotland, wed 1867 #3 to Henry Cuttler
2. William Ramage 1852 - 1932 #2309 aged 80
3. James Ramage 1856 #6466 - 1932 #11868 aged 78 wed 1889 #5589 to Annie Wardlaw
4. Robert Ramage 1857 #17260 - 1862 #7274 lived 4 years
5. David Ramage 1860 #10559 - 1871 #1431 lived 11 years
6. Jane Ramage 1862 #16414
7. Margaret Ramage 1865 #16357 - 1938 #592 aged 73 wed John Briner
8. Alexander Ramage 1866 #22170 - 1942 #25510 aged 75
9. Ellen Ramage 1869 #3170 - 1874 #10782 lived 6 years
1. Janet Mitchell Ramage 1848 - 1929 #13377 aged 81, wed 1867 #3 to Henry Cuttler 1831 - 1895, born in Worcestershire, England, died at Warrnambool, 7 children

3. James Ramage 1856 #6466 - 1932 #11868 aged 78, born in Maryborough, wed 1889 #5589 to Annie Wardlaw 1868 #195 - 1945 #4958 aged 75 daughter of Mary Ann Tooley and John Wardlaw, and lived at Avoca

6 children 1. Janet May Ramage 1892 #361 - 1977 #1744 aged 85
2. Ellen Ramage 1895 - 1897 #11141 aged 2
3. James Ramage 1897 - 1975 #25700 aged 78
Ellen and another child died in infancy.
Walter Ramage was born about 1900 and died around 1980. He lived at Red Cliffs in Victoria for many years
1. Janet May Ramage wed c1913 to James Stephens, chn Andy and Gwen.
Wed 1920 to Harold James Augustus Aldred
11 Children 1. Thomas Andrew Stephens 1914 #17703
2. Gweneth May Stephens 1915 #27258
3. Keith Aldred c1920
4. Alan James Aldred died 1924 #6682 lived 1 month
5. Robert Ian Aldred died 1928 #7022
6. Roy Aldred
7. Don Aldred
8. Valma ‘Poppy’ Aldred c1925 wed c1950 to Kevin Ellis Ransom 30 Oct 1922
9. Les Aldred
10. Lorna Aldred
11. Harold Raymond Aldred 1934 - 1959 #28205 aged 24
7. Margaret Ramage 1865 #16357 - 1938 #592 aged 73 wed c1889 to John Briner, 5 children

Thomas Ramage

Thomas Ramage c1815, wed 1840 #514 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong 1118, to Margaret Cormack (later McCormack) 1801 - 1878 #10056 aged 77, daughter of Daniel McCormack. The family settled in Violet Town.
7 children 1. James Hague Ramage 1842 #12839
2. Mary Anne Hague Ramage 1843 #13499 died
3. Thomas Hague Ramage 1845 #14551
4. Daniel Ramage 1846 #2014 - 1923 #12908 aged 76, wed Amy Maria Croxford
5. Mary Anne Ramage 1846 #39674
6. Catherine Ann Ramage 1848 lived 5 years
7. Elizth Allan Ramage 1934 #15258 died at Wangaratta aged 82, married surname Hill
8. Edward Ramage 1853 - 1936 #15341 aged 83 died at Euroa
Around 1870 the family appears to settle in Violet Town, Victoria. Thomas and Elizabeth Eldridge, James and Ann Eldridge, with Daniel and Amy Croxford, then Edward and Julia Ann Byrne

3. Thomas Ramage 1845 #14551 - 1931 #16754 aged 87, wed 1869 #45 to Elizabeth Heldridge (A/Eldridge) 1851 - 1928 #3887 aged 77, daughter of Margaret Agnew and Henry Eldridge, and lived at Violet Town

14 children 1. Henry George Ramage 1870 #26816
2. Margaret Ramage 1871 #21632 - 1959 #21724 aged 87, born at Benalla, wed Dunlop
3. James Ramage 1873 #20781 - 1947 #19263 aged 73
4. Thomas Ramage 1875 #20049 wed 1902 #803 at Violet Town to Mary Greeves
5. John Ramage 1877 #25629 - 1943 #18517 aged 65
6. Henry Ramage 1871 - 1954 #22058 aged 83
7. Elizth Ramage 1880 #19369 - 1965 #9384 aged 84
8. Albert Ramage 1882 #26346 - 1948 #21641 aged 65
9. Alfred Ramage 1885 #6670
10. Julia Ann Ramage 1887 #24614
11. Alexr Geo Ramage 1889 #14522 lived 26 days
12. Roseann (Rosina) May Ramage 1890 #28318 - 1964 #10119 aged 74, wed Walker
13. Norman Edwd Ramage 1892 #37125 - 1972 #1247 aged 79
14. Regd Wills Ramage 1895 #16558
1. James Ramage 1842 #12839 - 1923 #9050 aged 75 when parents were unknown, wed c1874 to Ann Eldridge 1855 - 1940 #18262 aged 85, daughter of Margaret and George Aldridre
12 children 1. Henry George Ramage 1875 #6060R
2. Edward Ramage 1877 #5809 - 1926 #9115 aged 49
3. James Ramage 1879 #6003 - 1900 #11050 aged 21
4. Jane Ramage 1880 #25741 - 1944 #21567 aged 64
5. Margaret Elizabeth Ramage 1883 #27087 - 1952 #23112 aged 68, wed 1905 #7376 to James Burns
6. William Thomas Ramage 1886 #14494 - 1957 #18621 aged 72
7. Walter Daniel Ramage 1888 #34044
8. Annie May Ramage 1891 #17886
9. Daisy May Ramage 1893 #17602
10. Alexander Ramage 1896 #7414 - 1956 #20691 aged 60
11. Reuben Francis Ramage 1898 #23045X1939 - 1967 #23509 aged 68
12. Agnes Emily Ramage 1902 #14356 - 1985 #17571 aged 83, wed Peterson
4. Daniel Ramage 1846 #2014 - 1923 #12908 aged 76, wed 1870 #1247 to Amy Maria Croxford 1852 - 1929 #12459 aged 77, daughter of Elizabeth Austin and James Croxford
10 children 1. George Albert Ramage 1871 #20292 lived 1 year
2. Caroline Elizabeth Ramage 1873 #20777 - 1928 #17532 aged 55
3. John Charles Ramage 1875 #20046
4. Arthur Thomas Ramage 1880 #12275 - 1940 #21233 aged 60
5. Louisa Jane Ramage 1882 #12807 - 1957 #17735 aged 77
6. Robert James Ramage 1884 #21279 - 1952 #22010 aged 67
7. Frederick Reuben Ramage 1887 #15651
8. Amy Levenia Ramage 1889 #35789
9. Raymond Francis Ramage 1892 #28007 - 1962 #803 aged 69
10. William Daniel Ramage 1878 - 1945 #19346 aged 67
2. Caroline Elizabeth Ramage 1873 #20777 - 1928 #17532 aged 55, wed 1894 #3159 to David Thompson and lived at Violet Town
5 children 1. Abraham Thompson 1894 #24940
2. Agnes Jane Thompson 1897 #23348
3. David Wm Thompson died 1901 #7776 lived 1 month
4. David Robt Morris Thompson 1906 #6874
5. Jno Edwd Percy Thompson 1912 #24961 lived 1 month
3. John Charles Ramage 1875 #20046 wed 1906 #4637 to Emily Irene Croxford (cousins)
2 children 1. Irene Dorothy Priscilla Ramage 20 Apr 1907 #14537 - 19 Apr 1936 aged 29, wed Richard Phefley and had 3 children
2. John Charles Ramage 20 Dec 1911 #7576 - 4 Oct 1971 aged 60
4. Arthur Thomas Ramage 1880 #12275 - 1940 #21233 aged 60, wed 1905 #7114 to Elizabeth Ann Frears
2 children 1. Beatrix Helen Ramage 1908 #15375
2. Arthur Leonard Ramage 1911 #17828
5. Louisa Jane Ramage 1882 #12807 - 1957 #17735 aged 77, wed 1910 #1155 to Frederick Maple and lived at Prahan
2 children 1. Fred Thos Maple 1910 #29998
2. Marie Empress Bridt Maple 1913 #15901
6. Robert James Ramage 1884 #21279 - 1952 #22010 aged 67, wed 1912 #1171 to Alice Tully 1882 - 1960 #30979 aged 78, daughter of Bridget Cullen and William Tully died at Wangaratta, and lived at Wahgunyah
1 child Pearlie Ramage 1912 #35388
8. Amy Levenia Ramage 1889 #35789 wed 1907 #642 to William Henry Lancaster and lived at Mansfield
2 children 1. Raymond Hy Lancaster 1907 #20312
2. Hector Fredk Lancaster 1910 #4778 lived 1 month
9. Raymond Francis Ramage 1892 #28007 - 1962 #803 aged 69 wed 1913 #7224 to Annie Cooper
10. William Daniel Ramage 1878 - 1945 #19346 aged 67 wed 1900 #4992 to Margaret Elenor Fowler 1868 - 1955 #6600 aged 87,
7. Edward Ramage 1853 - 1936 #15341 aged 83 died at Euroa, son of Margaret McCormack and Thomas Ramage, wed c1879 to Julia Ann Byrne (Burns)
11 children 1. Mary Ann Ramage 1880 #12274 - 1951 #17192 aged 70, wed 1903 #4913 to Ernest Cann
2. Patrick Ramage 1882 #5994 - 1962 #7427 aged 80
3. Julia Philaberth Ramage 1883 #16458 - 1966 #13568 aged 83, wed Hannan
4. Margaret Cecelia Ramage 1885 #6661 - 1963 #6674 aged 78, wed Harris
5. Emily Eliza Ramage 1887 #4499 - 1955 #19170 born at Longwood, wed 1908 #8426 to Alfred William Bell
6. Unnamed Male Ramage 1888 #25391 lived 3 days
7. Unnamed Ramage 1889 #27001 lived 3 days
8. Charles Ramage 1890 #24694 born at Longwood, lived 11 days
9. William Ramage 1891 #34716 born at Longwood,
10. Thomas Stanley Ramage 1893 #27186
11. Elsey Ellen Victoria Ramage 1896 #24011 - 1961 #13870 aged 65, wed Taafe

28 men surnames Ramage served in WWI. Those named George, Harry, Henry, James, Robert, and Thomas may also be Victorians.
See http://www.awm.gov.au/, the Aust War memorial site.

Alexander Ramage 5075, Pte, 24th Bat, 16 Feb 1916, tra 11 Dec 1918
possibly son of James and Janet Dickson born at Dandenong 1885, or Son of James and Ann Aldridge born at Violet Town 1896.

Charles Edward Ramage 7054 Spr, 5th SCR, 8 Jan 1916, rta 19 Feb 1919
died 1968 #19948 aged 76, when his parents were unknown, no matching birth record.

Edward Ramage 701 Dvr 24th Bat, 17 Mar 1915, tra 15 Sep 1918
possibly son of James and Ann Aldridge born at Violet Town 1877 and died 1926 aged 49

Norman Marshall Ramage 2760 Pte 9th Bat, 15 Jul 1915, rta 25 Oct 1917
son of John and Dinah Blood, born at Scoresby 1893

Rodney Beresford Ramage 3587 Cpl 45th Bat, 24 Aug 1915, tra 3 Jul 1917
son of Wallace William and Mary Jane Bendle born at Ballarat 1891, died at Ballarat 1956 aged 64

Reginald Wills Ramage 5076 Pte 24th Bat, 31 Jan 1916, rta 2 May 1917
son of Thomas and Elizabeth Aldridge, born at Violet Town 1895

Thomas Stanley Ramage 1337 Pte, 13th Bat, 29 Oct 1914, rta 21 May 1915
son of Edward and Julia Ann Burns born at Violet Town 1893

Wallace William Ramage 5922 L/C 6th Bat, 17 Aug 1914, rta 30 June 1918
son of Wallace William (son of Adam and Charlotte Rebecca Rose) and Mary Ann Bendle born at Ballarat 1890, died at Brunswick 1969 aged 79


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