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Ransom Family-Tree Pictures
|Edward Ransom "Teddy" (1851-1949) and his wife,
Susanna "Doll" Simms (1862-1927), ca. early 1900s. Edward was borne in
Burgeo, Newfoundland; Susanna was born in La Plante, Le Poile Bay, Newfoundland.
They came to Harrington Harbour 1871. They had 11 children and Edward lived
to see his 98th birthday. Patriarch and matriarch of the Ransom lineage
on the Quebec Coast. Click here for
further information on the character of Edward. The picture comes from
Jim and Sharon Ransom.
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| George Ransom (1892-1982) was born at
Harrington Harbour, Quebec. He married Dorothy Court from Kegaska. George
was a fisherman and raised his family at Harrington. He died at the D.
G. Hodd Pavilion in Harrington Harbour. Picture ca. 1930s while George
was working with some visiting ornithologists. Picture from Larry and Ada
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L-R Florence Serber, John "Jack" Ransome, and Elizabeth Anderson Ransome-King-Dunstan.
Elizabeth Anderson Ransome (1874-1959) was born in West Point, Newfoundland
the daughter of Charles Ransom and Elizabeth Anderson. She was half-sister
to Edward "Teddy" Ransom of Harrington Harbour. Jack Ransome with her in
the picture was her brother and Florence Serber was her niece. Elizabeth
married James King at West Point, Newfoundland in 1895. They had five children
from 1895-1904. In 1904 Elizabeth moved to Danvers, Mass., USA. By that
time her five children and her husband had died due to childhood illnesses
and tuberculosis! Elizabeth remarried in Mass. to Edward Dunstan and had
five more children, a triplet and two more. She was known as a strong woman,
an excellent nurse, mother and friend. She was noted by her granddaughter
Betty for crocheting, playing the accordion and her love of cards and board
games. She did not "suffer fools willingly" was superstitious and frequently
had her "tealeaves" read. Picture from Betty Jennings.
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Frederick Ransome ( 1903-1925 ) was born in Burnt Island, Newfoundland
the son of Henry William Ransome and Charlotte Jane Sitland. Around 1924
Fred came over to Harrington seeking to make a living. He was working on
the "Silver Thread" trading schooner as crew with Uncle Sam Cox. Fred married
Mildred Rowsell daughter of Ned Rowsell and Lizzie Ann Bobbitt in 1925.
Soon after his marriage he left for a trading trip and never returned.
He died while the schooner was in Grose Ile Tickle, St. Augustine. Picture
from Clars and (the late) John Rowsell; copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.
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Hiram Ransom ( 1896-1990 ) was born in Harrington Harbour the son of Edward
Ransom and Susanna "Doll" Simms. Hiram married Lillian Anderson the daughter
of William "Dosh" Anderson and Selina "Leney" Chislett. Hiram was a fisherman
at Harrington but during one year of poor fishing they decided to leave
Harrington and move to Montreal. For the remainder of his working life
Hiram was "butler" at the Ogilvey estate in Montreal. On their retirement
Hiram and Lill returned to Harrington.
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Date Entered on Web Site: 10 September 2002
Updated: 01 October 2002
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Thank you to the previous coordinators,
Sharon Ransom and Marc-André Gosselin, for their excellent work !
We are looking forward to
reading your suggestions and comments. / Il nous fera plaisir de lire vos
suggestions et commentaires.