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Robert Mumford Ragsdale
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1881
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1916
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Son of David Alexander Ragsdale & Lydia Ellen Hopkins; grandson of David Alexander B. & Elizabeth N. (McFarland) Ragsdale and Preston & Mary (Pearson) Hopkins.

1900 Waco, McLennan Co., TX census:
Lidia (head) Dec 1841 58 b TN,
Widow, 6 children / 6 living
John W. (son) Dec 1869 31 b AR, Engineer
Lizzie (dau) Aug 1871 28 b AR
Etta (dau) Aug 1875 24 b AR
Oscar (son) Jul 1877 22 b AR, ice salesman
Robert M. (son) Sep 1881 18 b AR, same
Edgar (son) Jul 1886 13 b TX, teleg messenger

Married Theresia Lillie Schafer.

1910 Waco, McLennan Co., TX census (index): R. M. (head) 29 b AR
Theresia (wife) 22 b TX
Robert (son) 7 months b TX
J. E. (brother) 22 b TX
Ethel (sister-in-law) 18 b TX
Eddie Lee (unknown) 24 b TX

Laundryman, 34 years, 5 months, 19 days, died of Pulmonary & laryngeal tuberculosis. Death Certificate # 6249, informant: Mrs. Robert M. Ragsdale, 1212 Ganger Avenue, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX.

Many thanks to Wade Burwell for stone photo. "It was hidden in a massive clump of trees and bushes that they have now cut down and there are many many headstones that are visible. I also figured out that he is in the NE corner of the section and not the SE." Thank you, Wade, you are a gem! 
 
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 Parents:
  Lydia Ellen Hopkins Ragsdale (1841 - 1921)
 
 Siblings:
  John Wesley Ragsdale (1868 - 1958)*
  Mary Elizabeth Ragsdale (1871 - 1962)*
  Etta June Ragsdale Tipton (1874 - 1905)*
  Melvin Oscar Ragsdale (1878 - 1965)*
  Robert Mumford Ragsdale (1881 - 1916)
  Joshua Edgar Ragsdale (1886 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried March 13, 1916.
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 8, Lot 58 NE 1/2, Grave 1
 
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Originally Created by: Arleta💕
Record added: Mar 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67129322
Robert Mumford Ragsdale
Added by: Wade Burwell
 
Robert Mumford Ragsdale
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Added by: David Tharp
 
 
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- Diana McDevitt Eyler
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- Arleta💕
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