Arnelle Lilia Ragsdale

28 November 1931–13 July 2009 (Age 77)
West Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Arnelle Lilia

When Arnelle Lilia Ragsdale was born on 28 November 1931, in West Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, United States, her father, Cary Ragsdale, was 35 and her mother, Edith Lindsay, was 24. She died on 13 July 2009, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Utah State Veterans Memorial Park, Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1933 · Sons of Utah Pioneers

Age 2

Like the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, The National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers is an organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and studying the history of the Latter-day Saints Pioneers of Utah and the West. The organization is open to All good men of every age and circumstance who have an interest in the early Utah Pioneers. It is not necessary to have pioneer ancestry to join.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 (3)

  • Arnell Ragsdale in household of Otis C Ragsdale, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arnelle Lila Ragsdale Burbank, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Arnelle Lilia Burbank, "BillionGraves Index"

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