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Robert Edward Ragsdale
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1861
Pike County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1935
Pike County
Missouri, USA

My 2nd cousin, 3x removed. Son of Charles Ragsdale & Lavina Waters; grandson of Gabriel & Luvenia (Campbell) Ragsdale and unknown Waters.

5th great-grandson of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

1870 Louisiana, Pike Co., MO census:
Charley 33 b KY, Painter
Lavina 31 b KY
Children: Albert 10, Edwin 8, Emma 6, Cora 5.

1880 Louisiana, Pike Co., MO census (index):
Chas. (head) 44 b MO, Painter
Lavina (wife) 43 b KY
Children: Albert 20, Edward 19, Erma 17, Cora 15.

Married Ida Mae Ferguson, about 1895.

1900 Louisiana, Buffalo, Pike Co., MO census:
Ed R. (head) Dec 1860 39 b MO,
m 5 years, Nursery Laborer
Ida (wife) Aug 1869 30 b IL,
m 5 years, 0 children / 0 living
John Ferguson (father-in-law) Apr 1827 73 b IN, m 50 years
Nancy Ferguson (mother-in-law) Jun 1827 72 b IN, m 50 years, 1 child / 1 living

1910 Louisiana Ward 4, Pike Co., MO census (index): Edward R. (head) 48 b MO
Ida M. (wife) 38 b IL
Nancy Ferguson (mother-in-law) 84 b IN, Widow
Vie Scofield (sister-in-law) 41 b IL, Widow

1920 Pike Co., MO census (index):
Edward (head) 59 b MO
Ida (wife) 45 b IL

1930 Buffalo, Pike Co., MO census (index):
Robert E. (head) 69 b MO
Ida M. (wife) 45 b IL

Worked 40 years as a Nurseryman; 74 years 7 months 16 days, died of Arteriosclerosis. Death Certificate # 27317, informant: Mrs. Ed Ragsdale, Louisiana, Pike Co., MO.

Many thanks to Donna for stone photo. 
Family links: 
  Ida Mae Ferguson Ragsdale (1862 - 1943)
Note: Buried September 2, 1935.
Riverview Cemetery
Pike County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Apr 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51791955
Robert Edward Ragsdale
Added by: Donna
Robert Edward Ragsdale
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- Maja
 Added: Jan. 15, 2016
♫ Happy Birthday Ed ♫
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Jan. 15, 2016

- Esther Kinder
 Added: Jan. 14, 2016
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