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Sara Laura Ragsdale Williams
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1861
Decatur County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1947
Rockford
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA

My 1st cousin, 3x removed. Daughter of Samuel Herman Ragsdale & Adelia R. C. Papet; granddaughter of Berryman & Sarah G. (Walton Chapman) Ragsdale. Note: Sara's Death Certificate identifies mother as Delila Pettit but sister, Carrie's says Papet.

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

Married Guy Williams, August 28, 1887 in Daviess Co., IN.

Widow, 85 years, 3 months, 3 days. Death Certificate # 14430, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 (index).

March 20, 2014 note from Ace, "Elmwood Cemetery: (708) 453-0273. ...please contact the cemetery and obtain the Section, Lot, and Grave Number information ... also ask if there is a grave marker ... This cemetery provides extremely limited assistance to photo volunteers with finding a grave's location. ... Because the lots in this cemetery are poorly marked, almost no one else ever photographs here."

I emailed Elmwood March 21, 2014. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Herman Ragsdale (1838 - 1907)
  Adelia Rosalie Catharine Papet Ragsdale (1840 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Guy Williams (1857 - 1926)
 
 Siblings:
  Sara Laura Ragsdale Williams (1861 - 1947)
  Carrie Henry Ragsdale Folsom (1866 - 1959)*
  Emma J Ragsdale Feagans (1870 - ____)*
  Alice B. Ragsdale Helm (1871 - 1964)*
  William Henry Ragsdale (1872 - 1935)*
  Harry Edwin Ragsdale (1874 - 1952)*
  Howard E. Ragsdale (1875 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried March 24, 1947.
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery and Mausoleum
River Grove
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64601599
Sara Laura <i>Ragsdale</i> Williams
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Added by: David M. Habben
 
 
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Belated Angel Day Blessings Sara. Sorry I missed it.
- Carolyn from Washington State
 Added: Mar. 24, 2016

- Kay Love
 Added: Mar. 21, 2016
Remembering and honoring Sara on the anniversary of her death.
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Mar. 20, 2016
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