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John Eugene Ragsdale
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1911
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1966
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Son of Melvin Oscar Ragsdale & Amanda Murphy; grandson of David Alexander & Lydia Ellen (Hopkins) Ragsdale and John Milton & Louise (Strong) Murphy.

7th great-grandson of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

In the 1920 Waxahachie, Ellis Co., TX census: Melvin is 41, Supervisor, Dining Hall and Amanda is 36, Matron, Girls Dormitory (both working for Trinity University); sons, Edgar (12) and Eugene (8).

1930 Waxahachie, Ellis Co., TX census (index): Melvin A. (head) 51 b MO
Manda W. (wife) 47 b TX
John E. (son) 18 b TX

Married Dorothy (maiden name unknown).

1940 Houston, Harris Co., TX census:
John E. (head) 27 b TX, Chemist
Dorothy (wife) 26 b TX

Petroleum chemist, 55 years, 0 months, 4 days, died of Dermatomysitis, due to leukomoid reaction. Death Certificate # 38821, informant: Mrs. J. E. Ragsdale, 4021 Coleridg, Houston, Harris Co., TX.

Many thanks to Cheryl Williamson for taking grave marker photo. 
 
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 Parents:
  Melvin Oscar Ragsdale (1878 - 1965)
  Amanda Murphy Ragsdale (1884 - 1965)
 
Note: Buried June 23, 1966.
 
Burial:
Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Mar 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67134519
John Eugene Ragsdale
Added by: Cheryl Williamson
 
John Eugene Ragsdale
Added by: Cheryl Williamson
 
 
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- Bethann
 Added: Jun. 21, 2013
With love on your Angel Day,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Jun. 21, 2013

- Esther Kinder
 Added: Jun. 20, 2013
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