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'From Plowboy to Prophet': Illustrations of the Prophet Joseph

Lewis A. Ramsey (1873-1941) was a native of Illinois. He was baptized at age 12, soon after his family joined the Church; they almost immediately emigrated to Utah, were sealed as a family in Manti, and became wholly integrated into the LDS world. While I don’t know anything in particular about his father George other than that he was a Civil War soldier, I know that his mother Amanda was a Civil War nurse (not a casual step-in-and-help-in-an-emergency kind of way, but formally enrolled in that service). His sister Emma was a noted professional singer, and married apostle George Q. Morris.
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