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Teresa Joe "Tressie" Wartham Ragsdale
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1854
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1942
Rusk
Cherokee County
Texas, USA

Teresa J Ragsdale was born in Tennessee around 1854. Her family moved to Texas sometime before 1870.
Teresa married Thomas Smith Ragsdale in 1872. She was the primary caretaker of the home for Thomas had to travel a lot with his work.

Teresa was the mother of four children and was closest to her Son William and daughter Mamie.

William Henry "Will" Ragsdale (Husband of Louise "Lockie" May Elrod)1874 1953
Buried in Palestine Texas
Parent to: Willie Ray Ragsdale
Henry T Ragsdale

Mary "Mamie" E Ragsdale (Wife of William Henry Seaberry)
1877 1919
Mamie was buried next to her parents with the maiden name of Ragsdale on her headstone.

Ima Ragsdale 1885 1930
Spouse of Alphia Lemay Gilbert and Clarence Barr). It is believed that Ima died in child birth in 1/27/1930.
1885 1930
mother of Alphia Omega Lemay Gilbert Jr.
Clarence Leroy Barr Jr.
father of: Lillie Eleanor Barr/West(Pelham Broughton)
John Frederick Barr

Lillie I. Ragsdale (wife of William "Fred" Frederic Bruce)
Jul. 10, 1890 d. May 16, 1968
Palestine, Texas
Mother of: Leslie Jackson
William F Bruce Junior
Henry T Ragsdale

After the death of Thomas, Teresa never married again. She spent her last few year in the care of Rusk State Hospital suffering from General Senility. The death Certificate states that she died of Chronic Mycenrditis (hardening of the heart). 
 
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 Children:
  William Henry Ragsdale (1874 - 1953)*
  Lillie Ragsdale Bruce (1890 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Palestine City Cemetery
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Rachelle Pelham
Originally Created by: Lanny Medlin
Record added: Jun 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53115093
Teresa Joe Tressie <i>Wartham</i> Ragsdale
Added by: Lanny Medlin
 
Teresa Joe Tressie <i>Wartham</i> Ragsdale
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- Lanny Medlin
 Added: Jun. 1, 2010
 
 
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