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Ammon RASEY
Elizabeth __?__
Husband:  Ammon RASEY
Birth:  1789/90
Death:  17 May 1836, Albany, Albany Co., NY
Occupation:  grocer, merchant, keeper of the Rising Sun Tavern
Father:  Joseph RASEY II
Mother:  Lois MACK
Marriage:  ca. 1814
Wife:  Elizabeth __?__
Birth:  by 1794
Death:  22 Dec 1856, Albany, Albany Co., NY
Occupation:  homemaker
Children born in Albany, Albany Co., NY:
.  William RASEY, b. 1828/9
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Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1820 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #24 of 33; official enumeration date 7 Aug 1820; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤/NR
1820 NY Albany Co. Albany Roll M33_63 p. 195 Ln. 18 Rasey Amman 000011-00010-0-020
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 26-44 1775-1794 = Ammon (b. 1789/90)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Joseph (b. 1762)
1 female 26-44 1775-1794 = Elizabeth (b. 1794)
2 persons engaged in commerce
It appears Ammon's widowed father, Joseph, is living with them.

3.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #15-16 of 71; official enumeration date 1 Jun 1830; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤/NR
1830 NY Albany Co. Albany (Ward 4) Roll M19_84 p. 298 Ln. 7 Amon Racy 100 138 - 200 113 Free Colored: 001000-001000 Total: 22 ALIEN: 1
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1825-1830 = William (b. 1828/9)
1 male 15-19 1810-1815
3 males 20-29 1800-1810
8 males 30-39 1790-1800 = Ammon (b. 1789/90)
= seven others
2 females 4 or under 1825-1830 =
1 female 15-19 1810-1815 =
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 =
3 female 30-39 1790-1800 = Elizabeth (b. 1794/5) 
 
1 male free colored 24-35 1794-1806 = ?
1 female free colored 24-35 1794-1806 = ?
1 white person  included in the foregoing,
alien - foreigner not naturalized
= ?
We know Ammon is running a tavern, so these additional people could be live-in employees or guests.

4.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #64-65 of 90 indexed "Alex Amon Rasey"; official enumeration began 1 Jun 1840; the enumerator left occupations blank for most households; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤/NR
1840 NY Albany Co. Albany (Ward 4) Roll 264 pp. 359B-360A Ln. 21 Mrs. Amon Rasey 010 020 020 - 020 002 _________
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = William (b. 1828/9)
2 males 20-29 1810-1820 = ? ?
2 males 50-59 1780-1790 = ? ?
2 females 5-9 1830-1835 = ? ?
2 females 30-39 1800-1810 = ?
= Elizabeth (b. 1794/5)

5.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #105 of 115):  Albany (4th Ward), Albany Co., NY, Roll M432_471, p. 213A, 541/804, enumerated 30 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤/NR
Widow Rasay 55 F       NY
William  " 21 M   Book Binder   "

6.  Albany Directories....  various publishers (online at Ancestry.com; extract only, no page images):
Year Name Gender Occupation  Address (Residence)
1815 Ammon Rasey Male inn keeper food/drink(s) 22, Dock, Albany, NY
1816 Ammon Rasey Male   41, Liberty, Albany, NY
1817 Ammon Rasey Male grocer food/drink(p/s) 12, Green, cor. Beaver, Albany, NY
1818 Ammon Rasey Male grocer food/dirnk(p/s) 12, Green, cor. Beaver, Albany, NY
1819 Ammon Rasey Male commission store commerce(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1820 Ammon Rasey Male commission store commerce(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1821 Ammon Rasey Male merchant commerce(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1822 Ammon Rasey Male merchant commerce(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1823 Ammon Rasey Male merchant commerce(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1824 Ammon Rasey Male merchant commerce(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1825 Ammon Rasey Male merchant commerce(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1826 Ammon Rasey Male merchant commerce(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1827 Ammon Rasey Male porter house food/drink(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1828 Ammon Rasey Male porter house food/drink(s) 528, s. Market, Albany, NY
1829 Ammon Rasey Male porter house reading room
food/drink(s)
literature/education(a)
528, South Market street, Albany, NY
1830 Ammon Rasey Male coffee house food/drink(s) corner s. Market and Hamilton, Albany, NY
"porter" is malt liquor

7.  Joel Munsell.  1850-59.  The Annals of Albany.  10 vols.  J. Munsell, Albany, NY (online at books.google.com, at archive.org, and excerpts at Ancestry.com):
Vol. VIII, p. 350
Annals of the Year 1856...
NOVEMBER...
22... Elizabeth, widow of Ammon Rasey, died, aged 60.
Vol. X, p. 241
1835. Notes from the Newspapers...
April 24.  A fire broke out in a stable in the rear of the Rising Sun tavern, corner of South Pearl and Beaver streets, which destroyed all the buildings between Beaver street and the Theatre, owned by Isaac Denniston.  The Theatre building was saved, but the scenery and properties were either burnt or destroyed.
Vol. X, p. 258
Notes from the Newspapers.  1836...
May 17... Ammon Rasey, keeper of the Rising Sun tavern, in South Pearl street, died.

8.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com; I corrected Ammon's name and linked him to his father 18 Mar 2015):
Name Ammand Rasey
Birth unknown
Death 17 May 1836
Note Following a resolution in 1866 by the Albany Common Council, many remains were disinterred and moved to Albany Rural Cemetery for reburial. A list of the inscriptions was created, divided by church group. This person was named in the Baptist Church section of that list. 
Burial Albany Rural Cemetery
Menands, Albany County, New York
Memorial # 92481621

9.  Messages posted to the Rasey Surname Board (online at Ancestry.com).

10.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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