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Rastus Seneca Ransom, American lawyer.

Background

Ransom, Rastus Seneca was born on March 31, 1839 in Mount Hawley, Peoria County, Illinois, United States. Son of Reuben H. and Nancy C. Ransom.

Education

Educated country district schools and Elmira Free Academy.

Career

First Lieutenant Company H, 50th New York Engineers. Enlisted May 1861; mustered into United States service, September 1861. Service with Army of Potomac, Peninsular Campaign.

Was surrogate city and county of New York, January 1, 1888-January 31, 1893.

Connections

Married Sarah E. Morgan, January 1, 1862. Married second, Carol B. Edwards, January 14, 1885.

father:
Reuben H.

mother:
Nancy C. Ransom

spouse:
Carol B. Edwards

spouse:
Sarah E. Morgan