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Robert Ragsdale (1779 - 1849)

Robert Ragsdale
Born in Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Nov 1804 in Barren County, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 70 in Warren County, Kentuckymap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Oct 2010
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Contents

Birth

Birth:
Date: 13 SEP 1779
Place: Pittsylvania,,Virginia
Source: #S13
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FIELD
Name: Page
Source: #S33
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Name: Page


Death

Death:
Date: 11 NOV 1849
Place: Warren County, Kentucky
Source: #S33
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FIELD
Name: Page


User ID

User ID: DF618799CCD75F4AA13E95E045ACDBEEBA37


Note

Note: This branch seems to have used the Rasdell or Rasdall or Rasdale spelling! Earlier branches used the Ragsdale spelling.
Rootsweb
From David Wiltshire:
The following are transcriptions from the Rasdall Bible which copies I obtained from the Kentucky Library here in Bowling green :
Rasdall Bible
Robert Rasdall was born 9-13-1779
Elizabeth Rasdall,his wife,was b.8-15-1784
1-Abel Rasdall,son of Robert & Elizabeth, was b 8-15-1803
2-Lucinda B. Rasdall b 7-15-1807
3-Perloin Rasdall was b 9-11-1809
4.Urias Rasdall was b 3-15-1812
5-Emeline Rasdall was b 9-4-1814
6-Delila Ann Rasdall was b 12-26-1816
7-William M. Rasdall b 4-1-1819
8-Elizabeth W. Rasdall b 12-15-1823
9-Eli Rasdall b 5-18-1826
Bible: New York Stereotyped by James Conner. For the American Bible Society,1829. In possession of Rumsey Rasdall, Smith's Grove,Warren Co., KY.
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1810 -Warren Co., KY Tax List
-<http://www.burgoo.com/taxlist1810.html>
Ragsdall, Robert
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1845 -January 6 (Warren Co., KY) - Will of Robert is written (sent to me by David Wiltshire <davidwiltshire@hotmail.com>
Know all men by these presents whom it may concern that I Robert Rasdall laboring under disease and the infirmation of old age though of sound mind and disposing memory do make constitute and ordain this my last will and testament in the words and form following, (to wit)
1st It is my will and desire that my beloved wife Elizabeth Rasdall show have all my estate both personal and real during her natural life with the following exceptions (to wit)
2nd That is my will and desire that my daughter Elizabeth Rasdall shall have my negro girl Mary wherever she may think proper to call for her at two hundred and fifty dollars and that Perlina Hodges three children namely, Elizabeth, William, and Robert shall have fifty Dollars each as they may arrive at the age of twenty one years.
3rd It is my will and desire that my three single children shall be apportioned off whenever called for equal with those that are married.
4th It is my will and desire that my oldest son Abel shall have 1/8 of my estate including one hundred dollars that he has already received entry at my wife's death.
5th It is my will and desire that my daughter Lucinda Kerby and her bodily heirs shall have 1/8th of my estate at my wife's death
6th It is my will and desire that my son Urias shall have 1/8th of my estate (including one hundred dollars that he has received extra) at my wife's death.
7th It is my will and desire that my daughter Emmaline & her heirs shall have 1/8th of my estate at my wife's death including one hundred dollars that she has received extra.
8th It is my will and desire that my daughter Delilah Ann and her heirs shall have 1/8th of my estate at my wife's death
9th It is my will and desire that my son William shall have 1/8 of my estate at my wife's death
10th It is my will and desire that my daughter Elizabeth and her bodily heirs shall have 1/8 of my estate at my wife's death including the two hundred and fifty dollars which she receives as specified in the second article.
11th It is my will and desire that my son Eli shall have 1/8 of my estate at my wife's death, made and assigned this 6th January 1845 in presence of:
Signed: Robert Rasdall (his mark)
Test: Abraham Dick, Preston H. Doughty
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1853 State of Kentucky
Warren County Court Sct. August Term 1853
This last will and testament of Robert Rasdall deceased was produced in Court and proved by the oaths of Abraham Dick, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto who proved the signature of Preston H. Doughty another subscribing witness thereto is now dead and that said Dought attested said will in his presence was in the presence and at the instance and request of Robert Rasdall. Therupon said will was ordered to be recorded which is recorded accordingly. Test. C. S. Elewett, CC.
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MY NOTE: As to the 3 single children, we know for sure one is daughter, Elizabeth as she is mentioned by name. I believe one is also the youngest child, Eli, as in 1850 he appears to be unmarried as is with his widowed mother. This leaves either William or Emmaline for the 3rd single child. (CAB)
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1850 -Warren Co., KY Census, #113
RASDALE Elizabeth 65 NC
Eli 24 KY
HODGE Elizabeth 20 KY
*Eli is her son and Elizabeth Hodge is a granddaughter. Her son, Urias Rasdall was living next door - #112.
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Sources:
1) Correspondence (May-June 2001) and extensive research of Irene Wright <ijserpa@cox.net>
A) 1850 Warren Co., KY Census
2) LSD Records submitted by Roger Scott Lewis
3) Correspondence/Research of David Wiltshire (Sept 2001) <davidwiltshire@hotmail.com>
A) Bible Record of Robert Rasdall and Elizabeth Wright - above for transcription
B) Will of Robert Rasdall - see above for transcription
4) Correspondence/Research of Barbara Schan (Dec 2001) <BarbSchan@worldnet.att.net>
A) <http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/s/c/h/Edward-P-Schan/>
Father: Jacob WRIGHT </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ajobebrown5&id=I03571> b: ABT 1730 in Probably Pennsylvania
Mother: Elizabeth ? </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ajobebrown5&id=I09041>
Marriage 1 Robert 'Bob' RASDALL </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ajobebrown5&id=I05666> b: 13 SEP 1779 in Virginia
Married: 22 NOV 1804 in Barren Co., Kentucky
Note:
<http://www.freewebz.com/allencounty/database/earlymarriagesR.html> - Barren Co., KY Marriages
"Rasdell, Robert to Wright, Elizabeth 22 Nov 1804 "
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They were married by Rev. Jacob Locke, a Baptist Minister.
NOTE: His brother, Thomas Rasdall was married to Elizabeth Campbell in 1799 Barren Co., KY by Rev. Alexander Davidson, an elder preacher of the same church as Rev. Locke.
Rootsweb


Source

Source: #S13
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FIELD
Name: Page

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Marriage:
Date: 22 NOV 1804
Place: Barren County, Kentucky
Source: #S13
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Name: Page
Source: #S33
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Name: Page


Sources

Source S13
Abbreviation: 1900 United States Federal Census
Title: Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.
Description:
This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.
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VALUE Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.Description:This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.
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Name: ShortFootnote
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Name: Bibliography
Source S33
Abbreviation: rootsweb
Title: rootsweb
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VALUE rootsweb
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Name: Bibliography


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