Ramsay School #576

Antler, Saskatchewan, Canada

Located in Antler Village

School District originally named after Abraham Ramsay, an Antler Pioneer
Abraham “Abram” Ramsay
b- Sept 10, 1859 in Seneca, ON
d- Apr 25, 1943 at Antler Hospital, Antler BC, age 85
buried in Antler Cemetery
son of George Ramsay and Mary Ramsay nee ?
He was for 20 years the recording secretary for the Methodist Church in Antler, which became the United Church
married Mary Louisa Horning June 2, 1886, Wentworth, ON
b- 1865
d- 1927
son Ernest “Sanford” Ramsay, b- 1887, d- 1927
He was survived by his daughter Jenny Gladys Ramsay, Mrs John Gardner, Manor SK, b- 1892
and son George “Stanley” Ramsay, Vancouver BC, b- 1895 who enlisted in WWI

Changed to Antler School District #576

Antler Public School

Ramsay Public School #576 (Antler Village)

Edgar Haight- Secretary-Treasurer- 1910

Duncan Purdon- Sec-Treasurer 1911- to 1937 +
he came to Antler in 1904

Lorne Veale- Sec-Treasurer- 1944, 1945

James Jerome Stillwell BA- Principal 1927
note name had one L at birth

James Jerome Stillwell
b- Oct 18, 1886 at Epsom, Reach Township, Ontario Co., ON
d- Feb 5, 1952 age 66
Graduated from Meaford High School
Taught for 3 years, preached for 2, then entered Victoria College
1913 graduated from University of Toronto
Lived in Fillmore SK in 1923
He was Principal in Griffin SK in 1938
Enlisted in WWI in Moose Jaw Mar 4, 1916, shown as a School Teacher, living in Caron SK
Father- Robert John Stilwell, who was a Minister and Teacher
Mother- Eleanor Jane Stephenson


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