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Susannah Wiley Ragsdale
Birth: Sep. 16, 1836
Carroll County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1920
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

My great-great Grandma. Daughter of James Wiley (1794-bef 1850) & Sarah Abigail Webb (1797-1863); grandparents unknown.

Susanna Wiley married James Madison Ragsdale at age 13 and said she wouldn't have married if she had known she had to leave her mother. Had Leander a few month's after she turned 14.

Eleven children:
Leander (1851-1860)
Louisa Powell (ca 1853-?)
Louis/Lewis (1853-1929)
Lorenzo Dow (1856-1928)
Marion (1858-1859)
Guilford W. (1861-1902)
Adelia (1863-1932)
Arthur M. (1866-1911)
Edmona "Mona" (1868-1947)
Okey (1870-1927)
James Cullen (1877-1961)

1910 Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS census (index): Adilia (head) 47 b IN, Widow
Children: Horrace 22, Della 20
Susan Ragsdale (mother) 73 b KY, Widow

1920 Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS census (index): Adelia (head) 56 b IN, Widow
M. Della (dau) 30 b KS, Single
Susan Ragsdale (mother) 83 b KY, Widow

Obituary -
The Topeka Daily Capitol, Topeka, KS.
11th July 1920, page 12 B - Column 6
"RAGSDALE - Susan Ragsdale, 83, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Adelia Black, 712 East Fourth St., Saturday morning. Funeral services will be held from the Third Presbyterian Church, Fourth & Branner Streets, at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon. Burial in Topeka Cemetery." Note: Spelling errors corrected.

No stone. Many thanks to Nancy for lovely yellow flower and photos of Grandma's burial plot. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Wiley (1794 - ____)
  Sarah Abigail Webb Wiley (1798 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  James Madison Ragsdale (1827 - 1899)*
 
 Children:
  Louis Ragsdale (1853 - 1929)*
  Guilford W Ragsdale (1861 - 1902)*
  Adelia Ragsdale Black (1863 - 1932)*
  Edmona Ragsdale Hiatt (1868 - 1947)*
  Okey Ragsdale (1870 - 1927)*
  James Cullen Ragsdale (1877 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Wiley Taylor (1815 - 1873)*
  James S. Wiley (1829 - 1869)*
  Susannah Wiley Ragsdale (1836 - 1920)
  Sarah America Wiley Tilley (1847 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 56, Lot 54, spaces 1 & 2
 
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Record added: May 30, 2002
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Susannah <i>Wiley</i> Ragsdale
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Susannah <i>Wiley</i> Ragsdale
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