Rick, A Thaddeus Matthew Ramey existed according to this site (http://www.mindspring.com/~sixcatpack/amrev.htm). Also on Persi.heritagequestonline.com (States his name was given as Matthew in his father's will (William REMY,JR.) A Thadeus Ramey is listed in KY Land Grants (100 Acres, Bk H-2 Pg 183, 5/3/1836, Lawrence Co KY, Hoods Fk). A Thaddeus Ramey appears again a couple times KY Land Records (Grants in County Court Orders, Lawrence Co KY) These were in 1859 so probably a son. Also have a marriage of a Thaddeus Ramey to Geany Caldwell 2 Apr 1835 Lawrence Co KY.