C F Ragsdale

Chatham, Virginia

The Life of C F

When C F Ragsdale was born in 1839, her father, Paschal W Ragsdale, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Martha Fallen, was 32. She lived in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1850.

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Paschal W Ragsdale
Elizabeth Martha Fallen
Eliza A Ragsdale
Mary E Ragsdale
William T Ragsdale
C F Ragsdale
Peter Wilson Ragsdale
James Redman Ragsdale
Harriet L Ragsdale

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World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 14

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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.

Sources (2)

  • C F Ragsdale in household of P W Ragsdale, "United States Census, 1850"
  • RAGSDAE, C. F (B 1839) - 1850 U.S.Census - In the household of P W Ragsdale - Rockingham, NC

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