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Susannah Wiley Ragsdale
Birth: Sep. 16, 1836
Carroll County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1920
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

My great-great Grandma. Daughter of James Wiley (1794-bef 1850) & Sarah Abigail Webb (1797-1863); grandparents unknown.

Susanna Wiley married James Madison Ragsdale (March 25, 1850) at age 13 and said she wouldn't have married if she had known she had to leave her mother. Had Leander a few month's after she turned 14.

Eleven children:
Leander (1851-1860)
Louisa Powell (ca 1853-?)
Louis/Lewis (1853-1929)
Lorenzo Dow (1856-1928)
Marion (1858-1859)
Guilford W. (1861-1902)
Adelia (1863-1932)
Arthur M. (1866-1911)
Edmona "Mona" (1868-1947)
Okey (1870-1927) (my great grandpa)
James Cullen (1877-1961)

1910 Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS census (index): Adilia (head) 47 b IN, Widow
Children: Horrace 22, Della 20
Susan Ragsdale (mother) 73 b KY, Widow

1920 Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS census (index): Adelia (head) 56 b IN, Widow
M. Della (dau) 30 b KS, Single
Susan Ragsdale (mother) 83 b KY, Widow

Obituary -
The Topeka Daily Capitol, Topeka, KS.
11th July 1920, page 12 B - Column 6
"RAGSDALE - Susan Ragsdale, 83, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Adelia Black, 712 East Fourth St., Saturday morning. Funeral services will be held from the Third Presbyterian Church, Fourth & Branner Streets, at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon. Burial in Topeka Cemetery." Note: Spelling errors corrected.

No stone. Many thanks to Nancy for lovely yellow flower and photos of Grandma's burial plot. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Wiley (1794 - ____)
  Sarah Abigail Webb Wiley (1798 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  James Madison Ragsdale (1827 - 1899)*
 
 Children:
  Louis Ragsdale (1853 - 1929)*
  Guilford W Ragsdale (1861 - 1902)*
  Adelia Ragsdale Black (1863 - 1932)*
  Arthur M Ragsdale (1866 - 1911)*
  Edmona Ragsdale Hiatt (1868 - 1947)*
  Okey Ragsdale (1870 - 1927)*
  James Cullen Ragsdale (1877 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Wiley Taylor (1815 - 1873)*
  James S. Wiley (1829 - 1869)*
  Susannah Wiley Ragsdale (1836 - 1920)
  Sarah America Wiley Tilley (1847 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 56, Lot 54, spaces 1 & 2
 
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: May 30, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6458354
Susannah <i>Wiley</i> Ragsdale
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Susannah <i>Wiley</i> Ragsdale
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Susannah <i>Wiley</i> Ragsdale
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- Star Kline
 Added: Jul. 17, 2016

- Maja
 Added: Jul. 10, 2016
Remembering and honoring Grandma Ragsdale on the anniversary of her death. I can't visit your memorial without a smile thinking of the sweet Nancy who forgot to remove her "yellow picture flower" from your grave.
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Jul. 10, 2016
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