|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1853|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 1929|
My 2nd great Uncle. Name spelled Lewis & Louis both.
Son of James Madison Ragsdale & Susannah Wiley; grandson of Berryman & Sarah G. (Walton) Chapman Ragsdale and James & Sarah Abigail (Webb) Wiley. 5th great-grandson of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.
Married Julia Alice Williams, September 2, 1873 in Decatur Co., IN; ten children:
Leonard Randolph (m Lulu Charles)
Della May (m Edgar Hedges)
Oliver B. (m Mary ?)
Alice (m William N. Axley)
Oscar Ellsworth (m Minnie Mae Clark)
Edna Grace (m George Washington Beachman)
Ethel Drucilla (m John W. Horner & Elkanah Gilbert Sexton)
Glenn (m William H. Horner)
Park Orville (m Mary M. Green)
Ruth E. (m Chester Ricketts)
They divorced and Uncle Lewis married his cousin, Louisa "Lueza" T. (Spillman) Twilligear, no children.
In 1920 census they are living in Canyon Co., ID.
Uncle Lewis lived 76 years, 9 months, 5 days.
Many thanks to Gary King for stone photo.
James Madison Ragsdale (1827 - 1899)
Susannah Wiley Ragsdale (1836 - 1920)
Julia Alice Williams Ragsdale (1849 - 1920)
Louisa A Spillman Twilligear Ragsdale (1850 - 1942)*
Leonard Randolph Ragsdale (1874 - 1958)*
Oliver B Ragsdale (1880 - 1945)*
Alice Ragsdale Axley (1882 - 1948)*
Oscar Ellsworth Ragsdale (1884 - 1956)*
Ethel Drucilla Ragsdale Horner-Sexton (1887 - 1971)*
Glenn Ragsdale Horner (1889 - 1968)*
Park Orville Ragsdale (1891 - 1955)*
Ruth E Ragsdale Ricketts (1893 - 1990)*
Louis Ragsdale (1853 - 1929)
Guilford W Ragsdale (1861 - 1902)*
Adelia Ragsdale Black (1863 - 1932)*
Arthur M Ragsdale (1866 - 1911)*
Edmona Ragsdale Hiatt (1868 - 1947)*
Okey Ragsdale (1870 - 1927)*
James Cullen Ragsdale (1877 - 1961)*
Note: "Lewis Ragsdale & Lueza are side by side, buried in Ellensburg, and my husband and I were there last month and literally uncovered the tombstones, which had sunk under the sod." Granddaughter, Gail Twilligear Wheeler, Sep 2000
Plot: Section C-188-6
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Nov 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44026589