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Belle Ragsdale Cotter
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Birth: Apr., 1863
Moberly
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1944
Oak Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA

My Cousin. Daughter of Benjamin A. Ragsdale & Elizabeth J. Powell; granddaughter of Charles Anderson & Casandra (Crisler) Ragsdale and Unknown Powell's.

5th great-granddaughter of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

Married William Harrison Cotter, December 31, 1885 in Randolph Co., MO.

1900 Cicero, Cook Co., IL census:
William H. (head) Jul 1851 48 b IL,
m 15 years, Bookkeeper
Belle (wife) Apr 1863 37 b MI
4 children / 4 living, children:
William (Jan 1888) 12, Harold (Apr 1890) 10, Roscoe (May 1893) 7, Roger (Jul 1898) 1.
Also, two servants not listed here.

1910 Oak Park, Cook Co., IL census (index):
William H. (head) 51 b OH
Belle (wife) 45 b MO
Children: Herald E. 20, Ross S. 17, Roger H. 11, Browery 3.
Bridine Link (unk) 25 b IL

1940 Home Avenue, Oak Park, Oak Park Twp, Cook Co., IL census:
William H. (head) 81 b OH
Belle (wife) 73 b MO
William E. (son) 49 b MO, Traveling salesman for electrical appliance factory
Erma (dau-in-law) 38 b IA
Patsy (granddaughter) 6 b IA

Aged 75 years, 9 months. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin A. Ragsdale (1834 - 1923)
  Sarah Elizabeth Powell Ragsdale (1840 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  William Harrison Cotter (1851 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  William Earle Cotter (1887 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hershal Ragsdale (1861 - 1945)*
  Belle Ragsdale Cotter (1863 - 1944)
  Asa Ragsdale (1875 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Arleta💕
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64600703
Belle <i>Ragsdale</i> Cotter
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