Henry Emmons Ramsdell1

b. 28 August 1837, d. 22 December 1911
Last Edited=8 Jun 2016
     Henry Emmons Ramsdell was born on 28 August 1837 at Milford, New Hampshire.1 He was the son of John Ramsdell and Taseah Theresa Moore.1

Henry Emmons Ramsdell married Sophia Flint, daughter of Alvah Flint and Elizabeth Cross, on 3 April 1860 at Tama County, Iowa.1,2

Henry Emmons Ramsdell was enumerated on 14 July 1870 as head of household on the 1870 U. S. census for Richland Township, Tama County, Iowa as Henry E Ramsdale, 32 years old, birthplace of New Hampshire, occupation of Farmer, value of real property $4200, value of personal property $920. Enumerated as 21 Year or older male citizen.. Also enumerated in the household were Sophia Flint, William Ramsdell and Elizabeth Cross.3

Henry Emmons Ramsdell died on 22 December 1911 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, at age 74.4

Henry Emmons Ramsdell was buried at Haven Cemetery, Tama County, Iowa, FG .5

Child of Henry Emmons Ramsdell and Sophia Flint


  1. George A Ramsdell, The History of Milford Volume 1 (Concord, New Hampshire: The Rumford Press, 1901), 897; digital image, Google Books (https://books.google.com/books?id=eSv7YkPAXicC : accessed 26 Jan 2014).
  2. Toledo, Tama County, Iowa, Marriages v. A-C 1853-1882, book A page 27; FHL microfilm 1022734, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  3. 1870 U. S. census, Tama County, Iowa, population schedule, Richland Township, Tama City Post Office, p. 19 (written) p. 360 back (stamped), dwelling 153, family 148, Henry E Ramsdale; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 26 Jan 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, Roll 420.
  4. "Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1878-1922," database, 2011, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/: accessed 10 May 2016), entry for Henry E Ramsdell.
  5. Find A Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com: 10 May 2016), memorial page for Henry Emmons Ramsdell, Find A Grave Memorial no. 59526508, Creator:dan mcdonald, Photo Sandy Chandonia, accessed 10 May 2016, citing Haven Cemetery, Tama County, Iowa.