Sarah Frances Ragsdale

28 August 1843–7 March 1914 (Age 70)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Sarah Frances

When Sarah Frances Ragsdale was born on 28 August 1843, in Georgia, United States, her father, Mason Mosley Ragsdale, was 37 and her mother, Mary Jane Henry, was 36. She died on 7 March 1914, in Motley, Clay, Alabama, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Mason Mosley Ragsdale
1806–1872
Mary Jane Henry
1807–1894
William Ledford Ragsdale
1828–1886
Martha A Ragsdale
1840–
Mary Jane Ragsdale
1832–1911
James Berry Ragsdale
1834–1912
Jesse Cleavland Ragsdale
1836–1893
Sarah Frances Ragsdale
1843–1914

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 18

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from Ragdale in Leicestershire, which is probably named from Old English hraca ‘gully’, ‘narrow pass’ + dæl ‘valley’, ‘dale’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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