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Martha (Jones) Ragsdale (abt. 1701 - 1772)

Martha Ragsdale formerly Jones
Born about in Prince George, Prince George, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1723 in Prince George, Prince George, Colony of Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Mecklenburg, Virginiamap
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Martha (Jones) Ragsdale was a Southern Colonist.

Martha was born about 1701, Prince George, Prince George, Virginia, Colonial America. She married about 1723 in , Prince George, VA.

Probably the daughter of Captain Peter Jones & Mary Batte, who were neighbors.

Death date unknown; Martha is mentioned in husband's will dated Dec 9, 1770 so we know she lived at least until then.

Probably buried on the Ragsdale's land on Bluestone Creek. No headstone has been found.

  • Daniel RAGSDALE b: 9 MAY 1724 in , Prince George, VA
  • Rachael RAGSDALE b: 26 JUN 1726 in Bristol Parish, Prince George, VA
  • John RAGSDALE b: 23 JUN 1728 in , Prince George, VA
  • Mary RAGSDALE b: ABT 1729 in , Prince George, VA
  • Winnifred RAGSDALE b: 17 FEB 1731 in , Prince George, VA
  • Richard RAGSDALE b: 1732 in , Prince George, VA
  • Benjamin RAGSDALE b: 28 MAR 1734 in , Prince George, VA
  • Peter RAGSDALE b: 1736 in , Prince George, VA
  • Thomas RAGSDALE b: 1738 in , Prince George, VA
  • Godfrey RAGSDALE b: 1740 in , Prince George, VA
  • Jesse RAGSDALE b: 1742 in , Prince George, VA
  • William RAGSDALE b: 1745 in , Prince George,VA

Martha died April 1772, Virginia, Colonial America


  • Ancestry Family Trees (Ancestry Family Trees, Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Ancestry database links 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, providing the following user-submitted information:
Birth date: 1698Birth place: VAMarriage date: 1723Marriage place: VA
Birth date: 1699Birth place: Henrico Co, VADeath date: 1772Death place: Mecklinburg Co, VAMarriage date: 1723Marriage place: Prince George Co, VA
  • Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records (Ancestry Online Publication, 2000;APID: 1,4725::0)
  • Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Ancestry Online Publication, 2004; APID: 1,7836::0). Original data... extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases.

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Jones-80462 and Jones-5212 appear to represent the same person because: almost to the bottom of this multi-generational set of merges. fathers in process of merge, mothers in process of merge, same husband name on both profiles should be merged too. son Peter on both profiles to be merged last. Thank you for reviewing, Teresa (WikiTree Arborist)
posted by Teresa Downey
Jones-11625 and Jones-5212 appear to represent the same person because: same parents (once fathers merge is done), same married name
posted by Robin Lee
Both profiles have the same information, and you are the profile manager for both profile, plus all changes are saved, so I think you should go ahead with the merge.
posted on Jones-8761 (merged) by Linda Plummer
Jones-9296 and Jones-8761 are not ready to be merged because: Hi

SORRY I Am unable to merge until I get the go ahead from wiki a few profiles I merged were wrong trying to sort it .this is the best I can do till then. regards DANIELLE

posted on Jones-8761 (merged) by Danielle (Mc Donough) Stevenson
Jones-9296 and Jones-8761 appear to represent the same person because: they have the same parents.
posted on Jones-8761 (merged) by Linda Plummer
This profile is a work-in-progress. Under the developing rules on historically-significant ancestors over 300-years-old supervisors are doing expedited merges. We need one manager to take primary responsibility for each profile. Management rights and/or trusted status may be terminated per policy. Please see for more details. Please feel free to contact me with any questions as well. Thanks!
posted on Jones-8761 (merged) by Lindsay (Stough) Tyrie