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Ella Lee Ragsdale Armstrong
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1880
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1971
Smith County
Texas, USA

Daughter John William Ragsdale & his first wife, Mary Alice Bailey (DC identifies them as John Ragsdale & Ellen Clark; which I believe is in error).

4th great-granddaughter of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

Married 1) Thomas M. McWhirter, August 24, 1899 in Delta Co., TX.

1910 Pct 1, Cass Co., TX census (index):
Ella M. (head) 26 b TX, widowed
Lolley M. (dau) 7 b TX
Cuma R. (dau) 3 b LA
Thomas M. (son) 0 b TX
Oscar O. Ragsdale (brother) 18 b TX

Married 2) Charles H. Armstrong.

1920 Pct 5, Delta Co., TX census (index):
C. H. (head) 54 b AL
E. L. (wife) 58 (sic) b TX
Cuma McWherter (dau) 13 b LA
T. M. McWherter (son) 10 b TX

1930 Pct 1, Hopkins Co., TX census (index):
C. H. (head) 58 b AL
Ellen (wife) 47 b TX
C. H., Jr. (son) 9 b TX

1940 Daingerfield, Morris Co., TX census:
Elen (head) 59 b TX, divorced
C. H. (son) 19 b TX, day farm laborer
Mary (niece) 30 b TX, single

Widow, 90 years, 3 months, 14 days, died of pulmonary tuberculosis in East Texas Tuberculosis Hospital where she had been confined for the past month. Usual residence: Rt. 1, Omaha, Morris Co., TX. Death Certificate # 12986, informant: Medical Records.

October 24, 2011, note from Susan Sain, "I looked at every head stone and was not able to find your request. There are many unmarked graves and damaged headstones in this cemetery. I'm sorry that I could not help you." I appreciate her time & efforts. To keep another from duplicating the search, the stone photo request has been removed.

Many thanks to jlowery000 for posting Ella's obituary. 
Family links: 
  Thomas M. McWhirter (1877 - 1909)
  Charles H Armstrong (1874 - 1931)*
  Lollie May McWhirter Johnson (1901 - 1920)*
  Cuma A McWhirter Ponder (1907 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Removal February 13, 1971 to be buried in Martin Springs Cemetery.
Martin Springs Cemetery
Martin Springs
Hopkins County
Texas, USA
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66440159
Ella Lee <i>Ragsdale</i> Armstrong
Added by: jlowery000
Ella Lee <i>Ragsdale</i> Armstrong
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- Arleta ♥
 Added: Apr. 16, 2015

- Diana McDevitt Eyler
 Added: Feb. 13, 2014
With love on your Angel Day,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Feb. 13, 2014
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