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Lewis Madison Ragsdale
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1841
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1927
Jacksboro
Jack County
Texas, USA

My 1st cousin 4x removed.

Son of Charles Anderson Ragsdale & Casandra Crisler; grandson of Obediah & Elizabeth (Anderson) Ragsdale and unknown Crisler's.

4th great-grandson of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

Married Caroline Virginia Sweatman, September 19, 1867 in Randolph Co., MO. Children:
Clara Lillian (m John Felder)
Robert Edward Lee
George William (m Hettie Belle Crow)
Nancy Ann
Cassa Coleman
Ida Belle (m ? Cannon)
Lula Mildred
Charles M.
Louis Benjamin (m Lana Beatrice Henderson)
Frank Cockrell (m Nettie Mae Sidwell)
Virginia Dorcas
Sterling Price (m Myrtle Lee Clark)
J. Carl

86 years, 0 months, 2 days

May 13, 2007 note from Searchers of our Past, "Lewis Madison Ragsdale, one of the pioneer citizens of Jack County, Texas died at the home of a son, L.B. Ragsdale in Jacksboro, Texas.

"Services were held at the home officiated by Rev. D. M. Donalson, Rev. B.F. Dickenson, Rev. W.W. NeSmith and Rev. J.A. Matthews. He was buried at the Kilby Cemetery, south of Vineyard, near the old family home.

"Lewis Madison Ragsdale was for many years one of the leading men of Jack County, Texas. He was a successful farmer and business man. He was one of the organizers and for several years moderator of the Jack County Baptist Association.

Survived by 11 children."

Many thanks to Debora Horn for personal picture, R Irons for stone photo and to Eva Whitehead, who first listed and graciously transferred memorial. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Anderson Ragsdale (1808 - 1892)
  Casandra Crisler Ragsdale (1810 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Virginia Sweatman Ragsdale (1851 - 1907)
 
 Children:
  George William Ragsdale (1873 - 1936)*
  Nancy Ann Ragsdale Nimmo (1876 - 1965)*
  Cassandra Coleman Ragsdale Sumrell (1878 - 1961)*
  Charles M Ragsdale (1883 - 1883)*
  Louis Benjamin Ragsdale (1885 - 1974)*
  Frank C. Ragsdale (1888 - 1971)*
  Virginia Dorcas Ragsdale Pounds (1890 - 1973)*
  Sterling Price Ragsdale (1893 - 1932)*
  J Carl Ragsdale (1895 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julius Charles Ragsdale (1829 - 1909)*
  Louisa Ragsdale Hardin (1831 - 1913)*
  Mary Elizabeth Ragsdale Toombs (1833 - 1878)*
  Benjamin A. Ragsdale (1834 - 1923)*
  Anna Eliza Ragsdale (1837 - 1926)*
  Amanda Ragsdale Owen (1839 - 1919)*
  Lewis Madison Ragsdale (1841 - 1927)
  Francis Marion Ragsdale (1843 - 1875)*
  Nancy Jane Ragsdale Jennings (1847 - 1943)*
  George Washington Ragsdale (1847 - 1901)*
  Mellisa Ragsdale Gilliam (1850 - 1936)*
  John Walter Ragsdale (1853 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kilby Cemetery
Jack County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Arleta💕
Originally Created by: Eva Whitehead
Record added: Sep 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7900950
Lewis Madison Ragsdale
Added by: Debora Horn
 
Lewis Madison Ragsdale
Added by: R Irons
 
 
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- Searchers of our Past
 Added: May. 13, 2017

- Esther Kinder
 Added: Apr. 6, 2017
Birthday blessings Sir:
- Esther Kinder
 Added: Apr. 4, 2017
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