|Birth: ||Sep. 22, 1881|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 1916|
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!
Lydia Ellen Hopkins Ragsdale (1841 - 1921)
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)*
Note: Buried March 13, 1916.
Plot: Section 8, Lot 58 NE 1/2, Grave 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Arleta💕
Record added: Mar 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67129322