Epaphroditus Ransom

Male 1798 - 1859  (61 years)


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  • Name Epaphroditus Ransom  [1
    Born 24 Mar 1798  Shelburne Falls, Hampshire Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Nov 1859  Fort Scott, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried RA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I02400  Am Anc of MI Gov
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2017 

    Father Ezekiel Ransom,   b. 1 Oct 1763, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1838, Kalamazoo, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Lucinda Fletcher,   b. 10 Nov 1772, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1850, Kalamazoo, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 25 May 1791  Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F0466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Almira Cadwell,   b. Between 1804 and 1806,   d. 17 Mar 1877, Fort Scott, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1827  Montpelier, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Wyllys Ransom,   b. 28 Apr 1828,   bur. CA, RA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth W. Ransom,   b. 22 Sep 1830,   d. 5 Oct 1831  (Age 1 years)
     3. Antoinette E. Ransom,   b. 11 Oct 1832
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F0465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Seventh Governor of MI 1848-1850

      Biographical Director of the Governors of the United States, 1789-1978, Vol II (Iowa-MO), edited by Robert Sobel and John Raimo, 1978 Meckler Books, page 745.

      MI Governors Their Life Stories by Wildah Weddon, NOG Press, 1994, pages 24-25. "Records vary as to birth, but 24 March, 1898 is on his tombstone in Kalamzoo."

      Weddon had a death date of Nov. 11, 1859.

  • Sources 
    1. [S035873] Ransom2.FTW.
      Date of Import: Apr 2, 2001