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Elmina Francis "Frankie" Roberson Ragsdale
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1837
Tippah County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1917
Eola
Avoyelles Parish
Louisiana, USA

Daughter of Thomas Walker Roberson, Sr. & Margaret Ann "Peggy" Emerson.

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. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Walker Roberson (1804 - 1889)
  Margaret Ann Emerson Roberson (1807 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  John Milligan Ragsdale (1834 - 1864)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Adeline Ragsdale Kelley (1864 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elmina Francis Roberson Ragsdale (1837 - 1917)
  William Reed Roberson (1842 - 1930)*
  Martha E Roberson Keahey (1844 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
White's Chapel Cemetery
Gold Dust
Avoyelles Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Aug 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57207061
 

With love on your Angel Day,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013

- Diana McDevitt Eyler
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013

- Albert *Rev 21:4*
 Added: Sep. 22, 2013
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