MAMIE ANN (MILLS) RAMLOW

Mamie Ann (Mills) Ramlow
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B. December 26, 1893 in Heightsville, Garrard County, KY
D. January 23, 1988 in Hillsborough County, FL
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  • Father: William Wert Mills born October 31, 1852 in Kentucky; married Mary Catherine Coomer on January 7, 1876 in Metcalf County, KY; William died August 24, 1946 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland, Logan County, IL; According to the Decatur Herald (Decatur IL) Monday, August 26, 1946, page 8:

“MILLS, William W., 93, formerly of Middletown, died Saturday in home of daughter, Mrs. Fred Ramlow, Chicago; leaves sons, Alfred, Hiseville, Ky.; James, Lincoln; daughters, Mrs. Ramlow; Mrs. Joe Allen, Ojus, Fla.; Mrs. Ed Allen, Midletown; services 2 p. m. Wednesday in Middletown Methodist church; burial in Richmond Grove cemetery, near New Holand; Wright funeral home, Lincoln, in charge.”

  • Mother: Mary Catherine (Coomer) Mills born March 17, 1854 in Kentucky daughter of William Coomer and Maria (Ashbrook) Coomer; Mary died September 25, 1944 near Braidwood, Will County, IL; buried in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holand, Logan County, IL; According to the Pantagraph (Bloomington IL) Wednesday, September 27, 1944, page 5:

“Middletown Woman Dies in Car Crash – Four Others Hurt in Wreck Near Chicago – LINCOLN. – (PNS) – Mrs. Mary Catherine Mills, 90, wife of William Mills, 92, of Middletown was fatally injured and her husband, son in law, Fred Ramlow, and his two daughters Louisa May Ramlow, 24, and Mada Ann Ramlow, 9, were injured Monday afternoon in an automobile accident on U. S. route 66 near Braidwood.  Mrs. Mills died at 6:30 p. m. Monday in St. Joseph’s hospital, Joliet where the injured were taken.  A tire on the Ramlow car in which they were enroute to Chicago is said to have blown out and caused the car to skid and turn over several times in a ditch.  Mr. Mills was badly shaken up.  Mr. Ramlow received a scalp wound and severe sprains while the eldest Ramlow girl was seriously injured.  Mada Ann escaped with minor injuries.  All except Louisa May were able to leave the hospital and go to the Ramlow residence in Chicago.  Mrs. Mills was born March 17, 1854, in Kentucky.  Surviving are her husband and following children: Alfred Mills, Hiseville, Ky.; James Mills, Mrs Lulu Allen, Middletown and Mrs. Edith Allen, Ojust, Fla.  There are also 48 grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.  The body was brought to the Wright Funeral home in Lincoln Tuesday morning.  The funeral will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday at the Middletown Methodist church.  Interment will be in Richmond Grove cemetery near New Holland.”

“LOUISE MAY NAVARRO, 71, OF Riverview died Thursday at Humana Hospital Brandon.  A native of Illinois, she had lived in the Tampa Bay area six years, coming from Illinois.  She was a homemaker and a Protestant.  She is survived by her husband, Bonifaco, and one brother, Fred Ramlow of Riverview.  Hamilton Funeral Home, Riverview.”

  1. John William Ramlow born April 24, 1923 in Dwight, Livingston County, IL; veteran U.S. Army WW II (1943-1946); John died October 28, 1981 in Joliet, Will County, IL; buried in Woodlawn Memorial Park I, Joliet, Will County, IL
  2. Frederick “Fred” Ramlow, Jr. born December 23, 1929 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Air Force veteran in Korea and Vietnam (1951-1977); married Elinor Joann “Joann” Zink on May 2, 1954 in Hillsborough County, FL; Frederick died August 8, 2003; buried in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, FL; According to the Tampa Tribune (Tampa FL) Sunday, August 10, 2003, page 31:

“RAMLOW, Frederick “Fred” Jr., 73, of Riverview passed away August 7, 2003.  He is survived by his wife, Joann; sons, Frederick Bryon of Brandon and Derek of Riverview and four grandchildren.  Mr. Ramlow served in the US Air Force for 27 years and owned Sunrise Auto in Riverview for 25 years.  A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Monday evening from the Gibsonton United Methodist Church, 6104 Marilla Ave. with Reverend Wayne Kato officiating.

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  1. Maida Ann Ramlow born October 17, 1935 in Winnebago County, IL; Maida died in 1952 (See section pertaining to Maida Ann Ramlow buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Siblings:
    • William Newton Mills born November 1, 1876 in Adair County KY; married Lillie Russell Pedigo (1879-1931) on May 23, 1900 in Glasgow, Barren County, KY; William died November 25, 1938 in Hiseville, Barren County, KY; William and Lillie are buried in West Burial Grounds, Hiseville, Barren County, KY
    • Alfred Montgomery Mills born May 17, 1879 in Kentucky; married Nellie Mae Warder (1887-1969); Alfred died June 24, 1970 in Barren County, KY; Alfred and Nellie are buried in Hiseville Cemetery, Hiseville, Barren County, KY; According to the Courier-Journal (Louisville KY) Friday, June 26, 1970, page 3:

“HISEVILLE – Alfred Mills, 91, died Thursday.  Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiseville Methodist Church.”

    • Edith Marie (Mills) Allen born April 15, 1881 in Kentucky; married Joe Allen; Edith died July 19, 1978 in Broward County, FL; buried in Southern Memorial Park, North Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL; According to the Miami News (Miami FL) Thursday, July 20, 1978, page 3:

ALLEN
EDITH J. 97 of H’dale, formerly of Miami, passed away July 19, 1978.  A native of Ky.  she had been a resident of the Miami area since 1925.  Mrs. Allen was a member of the Hywd. Assembly of God.  Survived by 2 sons, Herman, H’dale, William, LaBelle, daughter, Lucille Wilburn, Hywd., 8 grandchidlren, 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral services Fri. 3 P.M. at the LITHGOW 150 W. Dixie Hwy.  Interment in Southern Mem. Park.  Friends may call Thurs. 6-9 P.M.”

    • James Smith Mills born July 17, 1883; last residence in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; James died August 1967
    • Ida Belle (Mills) Jeffries born November 6, 1885 in Green County, KY; married Emmit Rousseau Jeffries (1884-1927); Ida died June 13, 1928 in New Holland, Logan County, IL; Ida and Emmit are buried in Jeffries Cemetery, Savoyard, Metcalfe County, KY
    • Lulu Mae (Mills) Allen born January 12, 1988 in Cave City, Barren County, KY; married Eddie Worth Allen; (1888-1954) son of James Robert Allen (1853-1934) and Nancy Jane (Jeffries) Allen (1855-1922); Lulu died November 15, 1968 in Lincoln, Logan County, IL; buried in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland, Logan County, IL

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for Magistrial District No. 2, Metcalfe County, KY the household members were: William Mills, head, born October 1854, age 47, married at age 24, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky; occupation: blacksmith; Mary C. Mills, wife, born March 1854, age 46, married at age 24, 8 children born, 7 children living, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky; William N. Mills, son, born November 1876, age 23, married, married 0 years, born in Kentucky, occupation: farmer; Lillie P. Mills, daughter in law, born February 1879, age 21, married 0 years, 0 children born, born in Kentucky; Alfred M. Mills, son, born May 1879, age 21, single, born in Kentucky, occupation: blacksmith; Edyth Mills, daughter, born April 1881, age 19, single, 1 child born, born in Kentucky; James S. Mills, son, born July 1883, age 16, single, born in Kentucky; Ida B. Mills, daughter, born November 1885, age 14, single, born in Kentucky; Lula M. Mills, daughter, born January 1888, age 12, single, born in Kentucky;  Maime A. Mills, daughter, born December 1892, age 6, single, born in Kentucky.

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Hiseville, Barrin County, KY the household members were: William W. Mills, head, age 57, married once for 34 years, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, occupation: blacksmith – shop; Mary C. Mills, wife, age 56, married once for 34 years, 8 children born, 7 children living, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, occupation: weaver – carpets; Alfred M. Mills, son, age 30, married once for 2 years, born in Kentucky, occupation: blacksmith – shop; James S. Mills, son, age 26, single, born in Kentucky, blacksmith – shop; Mamie A. Mills, daughter, age 16, single, born in Kentucky; Nellie L. Millers (wife of Alfred), daughter in law, age 23, married once for 2 years, 1 child born, 1 child living, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky; William L. Mills, grandson, age 11/12, single, born in Kentucky.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Prairie Creek Township, Logan County, IL the household members were: Fred W. Ramlow, head, age 30, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, occupation: hired manager – farm; Mammie A. Ramlow, wife, age 26, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky; James W. A. Ramlow, son, age 3 8/12, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 359 East 26th Street, the household members were: Frederick Ramlow, head, age 51, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in rural Winnebago County, IL in 1935, occupation: stationary engineer – laundry; Mamie Ramlow, wife, age 45, married, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Kentucky, lived in rural Winnebago County, IL in 1935; James Ramlow, son, age 23, married, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in rural Winnebago County, IL in 1935, occupation: attendant – gasoline filling station; John Ramlow, son, age 17, single, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in rural Winnebago County, IL in 1935, occupation: new worker; Frederick Ramlow Jr, son, age 10, single, highest grade completed: 3, born in Illinois, lived in rural Winnebago County, IL in 1935; Maida Ann Ramlow, daughter, age 4, single, born in Illinois.

According to the Tampa Tribune (Tampa FL) Tuesday, January 26, 1988, page 10:

“MAMIE A. RAMLOW, 96, of Riverview, died Saturday.  A native of Heightsville, Ky., she had been a resident of the Tampa Bay area for two years.  She was a housewife and a Methodist.  She is survived by a son, Fred Jr. of Riverview; a daughter, Louise Navarro of Riverview; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren.  Hamilton Funeral Home, Riverview.”

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