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 Alexander Morrison Ragsdale

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Alexander Morrison Ragsdale

  • Birth 4 Jul 1880 Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas, USA
  • Death 7 Jan 1958 Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 92485921

Note: Some documents have first and middle names reversed.

Son of Morrison W. Ragsdale & Sarah A. Missouri Cox. Parents married December 17, 1870 in Marshall Co., MS. Other known sibling: Walter A. Ragsdale

1900 Precinct 3, Ellis Co., TX census:
Morrison (head) Apr 1851 49 b GA,
m 24 years, Farmer
Missouri (wife) May 1845 54 b GA,
9 children / 8 living, children:
John L. (Dec 1874) 25, Alex M. (Jul 1880) 19, Jesse J. (Jun 1883) 16, Romey S. (Dec 1887) 13, Ferrel (Sep 1888) 11.

Married Lilla Elnora McMahan.

1910 Jefferson, Comanche Co., OK census:
Alexander (head) 29 b TX, Farmer
Lilla N. (wife) 25 b AR
Daughters: Ima O. 1 b OK, Ura 4m b OK.
Clay V. Knox (stepson) 7 b AR

1920 Grayson Co., TX census (index):
Alexander (head) 39 b TX
Lilla E. (wife) 34 b AR
Children: Clay V. 17, Ina O. 11, John M. 7, Clara A. 4m [Clara Alice born Sep 10, 1919].

1930 Precinct 3, Dickens Co., TX census (index): Alex (head) 49 b TX
Children: Morrison 18 b OK, Clara A. 10 b TX

1940 Dallas Street, Van Alstyne, Grayson Co., TX census:
Alex (head) 59 b TX, Widower, no occupation

Farmer, Widower, 77 years, 6 months, 3 days, died of mesenterie thrombosis. Residence: 803 E. Main Street, Whitesboro, Grayson Co., TX. Death Certificate # 2485, informant: Mrs. L. C. Moreland.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Buried January 9, 1958 in Macomb Cemetery, Grayson Co., TX.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Arleta
  • Added: 24 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92485921
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Morrison Ragsdale (4 Jul 1880–7 Jan 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92485921, citing Macomb Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .