|Birth: ||Aug. 17, 1837|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1917|
Daughter of Thomas Walker Roberson, Sr. (b Nov 7, 1804 SC; d Jan 1889 Duffau, Erath Co., TX) & Margaret Ann "Peggy" Emerson (b Nov 1807/1810 SC or TN; d Mar 20, 1893 Duffau, Erath Co., TX). Both buried Texas Cemetery, Duffau, Erath Co., TX.
Married John Milligan Ragsdale, Bet. 1858-1861 in Erath Co., TX. Two daughters:
1) Mary Elizabeth (1862-1945) who married Sterling Davidson "Starl" Long on July 27, 1881.
2) Margaret Milligan Addeline (1864-1950) who married William Floyd Kelley.
Affectionately called "Little Granny" because of her small statue; 80 years, 1 month, 18 days
"Elmina Francis Ragsdille, had been widowed in the Civil War (with the death of John Milligan Ragsdale at the Battle of Mansfield, April 8, 1864), had never remarried, and had brought up her two small daughters, Mary Elizabeth and Margaret Addeline, alone. Elmina had moved to Eola, Louisiana, to live with her youngest daughter, Margaret Adeline..." © 1998-2001 Ann Johnson Donovan.
John Milligan Ragsdale (1834 - 1864)*
White's Chapel Cemetery
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Aug 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57207061