|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1839|
Permenus Hollen Ragsdale, son of John Ragsdale & Elizabeth Palmer; grandson of
Hezekiah & Nancy (Harel) Ragsdale and Unknown Palmer's. He married Melvina
Combs, September 8, 1864.
P.H.RAGSDALE is a son of John and Elizabeth (Palmer) Ragsdale (elsewhere
written), and was born in Daviess County, Ind., near Hudsonville, October 26,
1839. He is the sixth in the family, and was reared on a farm and educated in
the common schools. He remained at home, aiding his parents on the farm, until
the breaking out of the war in 1861, when he enlisted in Company G, Forty-second
Indiana Volunteer Infantry for three years or during the war. He was so severely
wounded at the battle of Perryville that be was unable to attend to his duties,
and was honorably discharged February 28, 1863. Since that time he has followed
agricultural pursuits, and in 1879 located on his present farm of 150 acres,
where he has met with good success. September 8, 1864 (sic), he was married to
Miss Melvina Combs, a native of Illinois, born December 18, 1839. To them were
born these five children: Tolman R., Denby H., Arla May, Aden H. and Ira H. Mr.
Ragsdale was formerly a Democrat in politics, but is now a radical member of the
National Party. He and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
(History of Daviess County - Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1886)
John Ragsdale (1802 - 1848)
Elizabeth Palmer Ragsdale (1802 - 1876)
Melvina Combs Ragsdale (1839 - 1928)
Tolman R Ragsdale (1866 - 1953)*
Denby Holland Ragsdale (1868 - 1932)*
Thomas N. Ragsdale (1832 - 1873)*
Amory Martan Ragsdale (1834 - 1919)*
Mark Harrison Ragsdale (1836 - 1905)*
Permenius Hollen Ragsdale (1839 - 1922)
John Flemon Ragsdale (1844 - 1928)*
Note: Co G 42 Ind Inf Corp (Government Marker)
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