"William Ramey, born ca. 1782, came from North Carolina. He purchased 200 ~ acre tract near the mouth of Elkhorn Creek in 1816. Served as justice of the peace, sheriff, and commissioner of roads in Pike Co. Acquired thousands of acres by land surveys and county court orders. The founder of Elkhorn City, his descendants still live in the area. (Presented by Elkhorn City Area Heritage Council and Descendants of William Ramey)."
Photograph courtesy of Letha Berry, William Ramey's great, great, great, great grand daughter . (September 2003)
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