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Thomas Edward Ragsdale
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1876
Guadalupe County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1948
Norman
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA

Thomas Edward Ragsdale was born August 10, 1876, in Guadalupe County, Texas, son of John Samuel Ragsdale and Catherine Belle Arterberry.

Thomas lived in Lexington, Oklahoma (Cleveland County) for 34 years and then moved to Norman in about 1924. He was a retired Civil service employee, a member of the Masonic Lodge, Shrine, Odd Fellows, and Woodman of the World Chapters, all of Lexington, as well as a member of the Lexington Church of Christ. Former owner of a blacksmith shop in Lexington, He was one of the first organizers of the Farmers Union co-operative & cotton gin.

On September 26, 1897 in Lebanon, Indian Territory, Thomas married Maude Ollie Teters. She died July 9, 1912 in Lexington. On September 21, 1912 in Lexington, he second married Hattie Florentine Meckley Keen.

Thomas died June 5, 1948 in Norman, Oklahoma (Cleveland County) and was buried in the Lexington Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Samuel Ragsdale (1853 - 1923)
  Catherine B. Arterberry Ragsdale (1858 - 1889)
 
 Spouses:
  Maud Ragsdale (1881 - 1912)
  Hattie Florentine Meckley Ragsdale (1882 - 1979)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Elvin Ragsdale (1915 - 2001)*
  Thomas Edward Ragsdale (1929 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Edward Ragsdale (1876 - 1948)
  Elizabeth Ragsdale Corley (1877 - 1957)*
  Annie Ragsdale (1879 - 1883)*
  Nancy Jane Ragsdale Dewbre (1881 - 1946)*
  Susie Anna Ragsdale Dockrey (1883 - 1957)*
  Katie Belle Ragsdale Lemons (1886 - 1959)*
  Rosetta Ragsdale (1887 - 1889)*
  Lillie Lee Ragsdale (1889 - 1889)*
  Leona Jewell Ragsdale Gentry (1905 - 1988)**
  Ruby Jean Ragsdale Bodovsky (1907 - 1980)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: NW-R9-25
 
Created by: TimelessSpirits
Record added: Jul 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55047616
Thomas Edward Ragsdale
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Thomas Edward Ragsdale
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- Arleta ♥
 Added: Sep. 21, 2015
♥ ⓁⓄⓋⒺ ♥ Happy Anniversary to Thomas & Maud,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014
♥ ⓁⓄⓋⒺ ♥ Happy Anniversary to Thomas & Hattie,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014
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