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Margaret "Maggie" Ragsdale Irons
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Birth: Mar., 1861
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1945
Chaves County
New Mexico, USA

My 2nd cousin 3x removed. The daughter of Julius Charles Ragsdale, Sr. & Mary Carlotta Reade; granddaughter of Charles Anderson & Casandra (Crisler) Ragsdale and unknown Reed/Reade's. 5th great-granddaughter of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

Married Wesley Irons, April 12, 1882 in Randolph Co., MO. Three known children:
Bertha L. (m David Young Tomlinson, Jr.)
Beulah J. (m Joseph K. Nester)

1900 East St. Louis city, St. Clair Co., IL census:
Wesley (head) Jun 1858 41 b MO,
m 18 years, Commission Merchant
Maggie (wife) Mar 1861 39 b MO,
3 children / 3 living, Children:
Bessie (Jun 1883) 16, Bertha (May 1885) 15, Beulah (Mar 1888) 12.
Zella Calvert (boarder) Oct 1879 20 b MO,
Single, Physician

1910 East St. Louis city, St. Clair Co., IL census (index): West (head) 52 b MO
Margaret (wife) 49 b MO

1920 Belleville, St Clair Co., IL census (index):
Joseph Nester (head) 34 b IL
Beulah J. Nester (wife) 31 b MO
Children: Dorothy S. 8, Joseph M. 1y 8m.
Margaret Irons (mother-in-law) 58 b MO, Widow

1930 Belleville, St Clair Co., IL census (index):
Joseph K. Nester (head) 44 b IL
Beulah J. Nester (wife) 42 b MO
Children: Dorothy 18, Joseph M. 11.
Margaret Irons (mother-in-law) 69 b MO, Widow
Bertha Cooksey (servant) 34 b MS (married)

About 83 years, 11 months, New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945 (index). Note: Death Certificate says she is the daughter of Amanda Reed, however we believe this is stated because mother died shortly after her birth and father remarried. 
Family links: 
  Julius Charles Ragsdale (1829 - 1909)
  Mary Carlotta Reade Ragsdale (1830 - 1862)
  Wesley Irons (1858 - 1916)
  Bertha L Irons Tomlinson (1885 - 1935)*
  Beulah J Irons Nester (1888 - 1976)*
  John Samuel Gashwiler (1849 - 1937)**
  Laura Ann Ragsdale Doyle (1856 - 1943)*
  William L Ragsdale (1858 - 1954)*
  Charles R Ragsdale (1860 - 1947)*
  Margaret Ragsdale Irons (1861 - 1945)
  Adelia Dorcas Ragsdale Stipp (1868 - 1932)**
  Julius Charles Ragsdale (1875 - 1948)**
  Valera Ragsdale Rice (1890 - 1968)**
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jul 21, 2011
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