RAMSAY, ALEXANDER WILHELM [SSNE 6103]

Surname
RAMSAY
First name
ALEXANDER WILHELM

Text source

Alexander Wilhelm Ramsay was born in 1680 in Jackarby. In 1696 he volunteered for the Nylands och Tavastehus Cavalry where he became an NCO in November 1699. He eventually rose in rank to become a liuetenant colonel in the Åbo and Bjöneborgs län cavalry where he served until April 1722. Ramsay died in March 1761. He married Margareta Catharina Nörding in 1704 and Anna Sophia Wright in 1755.

A. Lewenhaupt, Karl XII:s Officerare Biografiska anteckningar (2 vols., Stockholm, 1920), II, p.530.

Service record

SWEDEN, ÅBO AND BJÖRNBORG LÄN CAVALRY
Departed 1722-04-11, as LIEUTENANT COLONEL
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY