|Birth: ||May 2, 1892|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 1960|
The Republican for December 22, 1960:
Ray Ragsdale, a Middle Township farmer, died at his farm home, Thursday morning, at the age of 67 years. He had been ill for more than a year and had been hospitalized a number of times due to a heart condition.
Services were conducted, Saturday afternoon, in the New Brunswick Christian Church with the Gregory Funeral Home of Pittsboro in charge. Burial was in the Lizton K. of P. Cemetery.
Survivors include the widow, Mabel Randle Ragsdale; two sons, Hobert and Herman Ragsdale, both of Pittsboro; one brother, Goldie Ragsdale, of Lebanon; three sisters, Mrs. Vida Bailey, of Lizton; Mrs. Cleo Heffner, of Lebanon, and Mrs. Opal Pounds, of Indianapolis, and six grandchildren.
Son of George W. Ragsdale & Eliza A. Dinsmore.
1900 Harrison, Boone Co., IN census:
George (head) Nov 1866 33 b IN,
m 13 years, Farmer
Eliza (wife) Jul 1867 32 b IN,
6 children / 5 living, Children:
Chleon A. (Jun 1888) 12, Vida E. (Oct 1890) 9, Lora R. (May 1892) 8, Phronie O. (Aug 1894) 5, Zona M. (Feb 1897) 3.
1910 Harrison, Boone Co., IN census (index):
George W. (head) 43 b IN
Eliza I. (wife) 42 b IN
Children: Vida E. 19, Lora R. 17, Phrona O. 15, Myrtle 13, Goldie V. 5.
Married Nellie Mable Randle, February 5, 1912 in Boone Co., IN.
1920 Hendricks Co., IN census (index):
Ray L. (head) 28 b IN
Mabel N. (wife) 28 b IN
Hobart G. (son) 6 b IN
1930 Middle, Hendricks Co., IN census (index):
Rae L. (head) 38 b IN
Mabel N. (wife) 38 b IN
Sons: Hobert E. 16 & Herman E. 8.
1940 Middle, Hendricks Co., IN census:
Lora Ray (head) 48 b IN, Farmer
Herman (son) 18 b IN, Farmer
Eliza (mother) 73 b IA, Widow
Note: census says Lora Ray is married; unknown why wife is not listed with them.
United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:
Employment: Self-employed farmer
Residence: Pittsboro, Hendricks, Indiana
Next of kin: Eliza I. Ragsdale, Pittsboro, IN
Unknown death date; about 68 years old.
George W. Ragsdale (1866 - 1918)
Eliza Isabelle Dinsmore Ragsdale (1867 - 1957)
Nellie Mable Randle Ragsdale (1892 - 1985)
Hobert Edwin Ragsdale (1913 - 2002)*
Herman Ragsdale (1921 - 2013)*
Vida Ellen Ragsdale Bailey (1890 - 1974)*
Lora Ray Ragsdale (1892 - 1960)
Frona Opal Ragsdale Pounds (1894 - 1965)*
Myrtle Zona Ragsdale Walter (1897 - 1953)*
Everett Ragsdale (1902 - 1903)*
K of P Cemetery
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