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

1880 Washington, Daviess Co., IN census (index): Samuel (head) 42 b KY, Blacksmith
Children: Laura 18, Carrie 14, Emma 11, Alice 9, William 7, Harry 6, Howard 4.

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

1910 Chicago, Cook Co., IL census (index):
Guy (head) 45 b OR
Laura (wife) 44 b IN

1920 Chicago, Cook Co., IL census (index):
Guy (head) 63 b OR
Cara (wife) 58 b 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. 
Family links: 
  Samuel Herman Ragsdale (1838 - 1907)
  Guy Williams (1857 - 1926)
Note: Buried March 24, 1947.
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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- Bethann
 Added: Mar. 20, 2014
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- Arleta ♥
 Added: Mar. 20, 2014

- Esther Kinder
 Added: Mar. 19, 2014
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