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Richard Voories Ragsdale
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1865
Lebanon
Boone County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1941
Farmington
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

Son of William H. Ragsdale & Mary Ann "Polly" Huntley; grandson of Richard & Sarah "Sally" (Dean) Ragsdale and unknown Huntley's.

6th great-grandson of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

Married Bessie McCoy, about 1899 in Knox Co., IL. Known children:
Ralph W.
Clarence E.
Elizabeth Muriel

1900 Maquon, Knox Co., IL census:
Richard V. (head) Jan 1865 35 b IN,
m 0 years, Farmer
Bessie M. (wife) Feb 1875 25 b IA,
m 0 years, 1 child / 0 living
Joe E. Davidson (servant) Dec 1862 37 b OH

1910 Salem, Knox Co., IL census (index):
Richard V. (head) 45 b IN
Bessie M. (wife) 35 b IA
Children: Ralph W. 7, Clarence E. 5, Elizabeth M. 0.

1920 Salem, Knox Co., IL census (index):
Richard V. (head) 54 b IN
Bessie M. (wife) 45 b IA
Children: Ralph W. 17, Clarence E. 15, Muriel E. 10.

1930 Farmington, Fulton Co., IL census (index): Richard (head) 65 b IN
Bessie (wife) 55 b IA
Dennis McCoy (father-in-law) 90 b North Ireland, widower

Retired farmer, 76 years, 10 months, 15 days. Death Certificate # 46892 (Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 index).

Many thanks to Dan Ryan for stone photo. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William H. Ragsdale (1830 - 1900)
  Mary A. Ragsdale (1837 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie May McCoy Ragsdale (1875 - 1955)*
 
 Children:
  Child Ragsdale (____ - 1900)*
  Ralph W. Ragsdale (1902 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  John S. Ragsdale (1861 - 1879)*
  Richard Voories Ragsdale (1865 - 1941)
  Infant Son Ragsdale (1876 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried December 5, 1941.
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Farmington
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Jul 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73557925
Richard Voories Ragsdale
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Richard Voories Ragsdale
Added by: Dan Ryan
 
Richard Voories Ragsdale
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- Arleta ♥
 Added: Jan. 18, 2014

- Albert *Rev 21:4*
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014
With love on your Angel Day,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Dec. 3, 2013
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