Rear Admiral George Brinkerhoff RANSOM

Rear Admiral George Brinkerhoff RANSOM

Male 1851 - 1924  (72 years)

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  • Name George Brinkerhoff RANSOM  [1
    • Rear Admiral, United States Navy
      George B Ransom graduated (2nd in his class) from the United States Naval Academy in 1874. He was commissioned an Ensign and began a career in Naval Engineering that would lead him to command of Navy Yard Steam Engineering and Engineering Materials. He also returned to the Naval Academy to teach engineering. His service was not limited to shoreside engineering responsibilities; at the Battle of Manila Bay Ransom served as Chief Engineer on the USS Concord.

      Posted on Find A Grave by Phil Signor [1]
    Prefix Rear Admiral 
    Born 28 Jun 1851  Chazy, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Living with mother in Champlain, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1870  Living with parents in Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1880  Living with parents in Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1920  Living in Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 25 Feb 1924  Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I93169  Main Tree
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2018 

    Father Capt. Harry Sawyer RANSOM,   b. 07 May 1824, Chazy, Clinton County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1888, Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Martha C. BOSWORTH,   b. 16 Jul 1826, Champlain, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1905, Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 28 Dec 1848  Champlain, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F02728  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah J. UPHAM,   b. 1851,   d. 1912  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1880  Milwaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Roswell Upham RANSOM,   b. 29 Aug 1881,   d. 30 Apr 1882  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     2. Henry Upham RANSOM,   b. Jul 1883,   d. 7 Sep 1883  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Horace Upham RANSOM,   b. 11 Aug 1885, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F38945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ruth K. BARBER,   b. 2 Feb 1860, Beekmantown, Clinton County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1934, Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1917 
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F38936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jun 1851 - Chazy, Clinton Co., New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Living with mother in Champlain, Clinton Co., New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Rear Admiral George Brinkergoff Ransom Headstone
    Rear Admiral George Brinkergoff Ransom Headstone
    Rear Admiral George B. is the son of Harry S. Ransom and Martha C Bosworth. He is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., New York.

    Created by: Phil Signor
    Photo added by: Rose

  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S00276] 1860 Census Champlain, Clinton County, New York.

    3. [S10190] 1870 Census Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York.

    4. [S10189] 1880 Census Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York.

    5. [S10208] 1920 Census Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York.

    6. [S00066] "Historical Outline of the Ransom Family of America" by Wyllys C. Ransom dated 1903.