Mary Edna Ragsdale

10 September 1892–18 February 1969 (Age 76)
Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Edna

When Mary Edna Ragsdale was born on 10 September 1892, in Texas, United States, her father, Edward Martin Ragsdale, was 32 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Morgan, was 32. She had at least 1 son with Samuel Christopher Jaeggli. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1900 and Flatonia, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 18 February 1969, in Moulton, Lavaca, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Moulton, Lavaca, Texas, United States.

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Samuel Christopher Jaeggli
Mary Edna Ragsdale
Sam Jaeggli Jr.

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Edward Martin Ragsdale


    Anna Elizabeth Morgan




    Thomas Milton Ragsdale Sr



    Eliza Ragsdale


World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Mary E Ragsdale in household of Edwin Ragsdale, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Ragsdale in household of Ed Ragsdale, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Edna Ragsdale in household of Edward M Ragsdale, "United States Census, 1910"

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