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Michael Jackson Ragsdale

M.J. Rogsdale
Full Name: Michael Jackson Ragsdale
Birth date: December 24, 1830
Death date: September 17, 1896

Terms of Service

  • House, 17th (1) Legislature
    1/11/1881 - 1/9/1883
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Mentioned, p. 104. Captain Michael J. Ragsdale of 43rd Georgia Infantry CSA, burial in New Coffeeville Cemetery. A History of Upshur County, Texas 1966.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 43rd Georgia Infantry. Military grave marker, Michael J. Ragsdale, death date 9/17/1896, burial in Coffeeville Cemetery, Ore City, Upshur County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, Michael Jackson Ragsdale, "Michael Ragsdale Served as Early Lawmaker," The Gilmer Mirror, 8/15/1968, City County Section, p. 9, crediting Lee Public Library. Born 12/24/1830 in Franklin County, Georgia; died 9/17/1896 and buried at Coffeeville. Represented Upshur County in the 17th Legislature, 1881. Includes description of service in the Confederate States Army. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Michael Jackson Ragsdale, submitted by David Williamson. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .

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