Albert Sidney Ragsdale
Albert Sidney Ragsdale was born in Conway County, Arkansas in July 1865. He was the first of nine children born to Lewis and Aileen Ragsdale. He was known as both Albert and Sidney.
Albert married Lillas Ann Ferguson around 1890, probably in Pope County, Arkansas. Lillas was born in February 1873 in Arkansas. Albert and Lillas were the parents of the following four children:
Ethel R. born June 10, 1893
William Joseph born May 8, 1895
Thomas Floyd born August 23, 1899
Katherine born about 1905
In 1900, Albert and his family were living on a farm in Pottsville in Pope County, Arkansas. They lived very near his uncle’s family—the family of Arthur Boggess, son of Charles and Isabella Boggess. He was also living two farms away from his parents. Albert was a Physician at that time. By 1910, Albert was a retail merchant in a grocery store and he had moved his family into a home on Washington Street in Russellville. In 1920, Albert was an agent working for an oil company. In 1930 Albert and his family lived on East 4th Street in the same city, where he was managing a farm.
Albert Sidney Ragsdale died on July 14, 1942 in Pope County, Arkansas at the age of 74.
Notes for Albert Sidney Ragsdale
Birth, Occupation, and Marriage to Lillas A.: Year: 1900; Census Place: Pottsville, Pope, Arkansas; Roll: T623 72; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 174.
Residence and Occupation in 1910: Year: 1910; Census Place: 3-Wd Russellville, Pope, Arkansas; Series: T624; Roll: 61; Page: 142B; Enumeration District: 88; Part: 3; Line: 26.
Residence and Occupation in 1920: Year: 1920; Census Place: Illinois, Pope, Arkansas; Roll: T625_77; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 97; Image: 319.
Death: Ancestry.com. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: Division of Vital Records, Arkansas Department of Health. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 Microfiche. Arkansas Genealogical Society, Arkansas.
Notes for Lillas Ann Ferguson
Birth: Year: 1900; Census Place: Pottsville, Pope, Arkansas; Roll: T623 72; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 174.