From The Odon Journal, Washington, Indiana, February 2, 1906:
"Alonzo Ragle died at his home Tuesday night at 11 o'clock. He had been to Loogootee that day enjoying as good health as usual. But on his return had an attack of heart trouble of which he had been a sufferer for sometime. His remains were shipped to Torronto [sic] Kansas for interrment [sic]. Funeral services conducted at the home place by Rev. Pryor, at 2 o'clock Wednesday.
"Mr. Ragle was well known in this locality and highly respected by all."
Alonzo Ragle was Town Trustee for 1881 of Brown TWP, Martin Co. He was also a Notary Public, appointed by the Governor of the State. In the US Federal Census for 1880 his residence was No. 207 in Brown Twp. In 1882 he moved to Kansas with his wife and family of 9 children. Sometime after 1900 [his wife, Susan Ellen Toon, of Burns City, IN died in 1889 in Kansas] he returned to Brown Twp. with his daughter Molly Ragle. Much more detail is available at
http://jlragle.chem.umass.edu/FRAMES2/alonzbio.htm. Alonzo Ragle was my great grandfather. His father, Peter Ragle Sr., dob 1806, was one of the earliest settlers at Raglesville, in Van Buren Twp. Daviess Co.
Contributed by: John Ragle