'Ram1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ram of Clonattin, Ram of Ramsfort

Born in Windsor and educated at Eton was the following Thomas who "went to Ireland 1599 as Chap to Earl of Essex".
Thomas Ram, Bishop of Ferns & Leighlin (d 24.11.1634)
m1. Jane Gilford (Mrs. Thompson)
1. Susan Ram
  m. Robert Wilson (Dean of Ferns)
2. Jane Ram
  m. Richard Jennings (archdeacon of Ferns)
3. Anne Ram
  m. John Allen of Woodhouse
4.+ other issue - Thomas (Dean of Ferns, d unm), Grace (d young)
m2. Anne Bowen (dau of Robert Bowen of Bally Adams)
6. Sir Abel Ram of Ramsfort & Clonattin, Sheriff then Lord Mayor of Dublin (d 1692, 2nd son of this marriage)
  m. (1667) Eleanor Palmer (d 31.10.1737, dau of Stephen Palmer of Dublin)
  A. Abel Ram of Ramsfort & Clonattin, Sheriff of co. Wexford (b 1669, d before 04.12.1740)
  m. (1702) Sarah Humfreys (d 04.1747, dau of Thomas Humfreys of London)
i. Abel Ram of Ramsfort & Clonattin, Sheriff of co. Wexford (b 1705, d before 02.09.1778)
  m. (01.08.1756) Rebecca Trotter (dau of Dr. Thomas Trotter)
  a. Abel Ram (b 11.06.1757, d young)
  ii. Humfreys Ram 'of Ramsfort' (MP for Gorey)
  m. (03.05.1738) _ Hawkins (d 16.10.1769, dau of William Hawkins, Serjeant-at-law)
  a. Stephen Ram of Ramsfort (d 1821)
m. (16.06.1774) Charlotte Stopford (d 07.1831, dau of 1st Earl of Courtown)
  (1) Abel Ram of Ramsfort, Sheriff of co. Wexford (d 14.12.1832) had issue
  m. (19.12.1818) Eleanor Sarah Knapp (dau of Jerome Knapp of Charlotte House, Berkshire)
  (2) Anne Ram
  m. Robert Brooke of Bath
  (3) Elizabeth Ram
  m. (1827) Christopher Domville
(4) Frances Ram (d 01.1816) probably of this generation
  m. (01.04.1808) Sir John Godfrey Thomas, 6th Bart (b 01.09.1784, d 07.05.1841)
  (5)+ other issue - Stephen (d unm 1820), Charlotte
  b. Mary Ram (d 1826)
  m. (1777) Robert Doyne of Wells (d 1791)
  c.+ other issue - Abel, George Andrew
iii. Andrew Ram of Clonattin (b 1711, d 1793)
  m. (14.12.1752) May Digby (dau of John Digby of Landerstown)
  a. Abel Ram of Clonattin (d 1830, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (1775) Elizabeth Stopford (dau of Joseph Stopford, brother of 1st Earl of Courtown)
  (1) Abel John Ram of Clonattin (b 26.06.1776, dvp 03.11.1823) had issue
  m. (11.08.1803) Frances Anne Port (d 04.11.1860, dau of John Port of Ilam Hall by Mary, dau of John D'Ewes of Wellesbourne)
  (2) Digby Joseph Stopford Ram of Brookeville, co. Cork (b 02.1790, 4th son) had issue
  m. Penelope Wallis (d 1851, dau of Christmas Paul Wallis of Renny)
  (3) Mary Ann Ram (d 20.07.1819)
  m. (04.04.1809) Thomas Hamilton Miller of Dalswinton
(4) Catherine Hamilton Ram (d 30.01.1823)
  m. (02.04.1812) Robert Nixon (Lt. Colonel, son of John of Carrick)
  (5)+ other issue - William Andrew (b 20.05.1784, d Trafalgar 21.10.1805, RN), James Stopford (b 05.10.1785, d 02.02.1809, RN), Elizabeth Frances (d unm 07.1839)
  iv. Mary Ram
  m. (1766) Thomas Cooley
  v. Sarah Ram (d unnm)
  B. Stephen Ram (d 09.1746)
  BIFR1976 shows Stephen as d unm but this looks like the Stephen who is reported by BP1934 (Shaw of Eltham) as having married Elizabeth Shaw, dau of Sir John Shaw of London, 2nd Bart of Eltham.
  C. Rebeca Ram
  m. (15.10.1710) Thomas Trotter
  D.+ other issue - George (d unm 1729, Sheriff of co. Wexford), Joshua (d young), Andrew (b 1684, a 1709), Samuel, Thomas, Elinor (d young), Elizabeth, Cassandra, Anne
7. Elizabeth Ram
  m. William Hewetson (rector of St. Werburgh's in Dublin)
8.+ other issue (d unm) - Robert (prebendary of Crosspatrick), Henry, Grace

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Ram)
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