Name: James Ragan
Birth: ABT JUN 1833 in Person Co., NC
Death: ABT 1902 in Person Co., NC
An Amey Ragan (40 to 50) was HOH in the 1840 Person Co. census. She was living next door to David Wilkerson Jr., and near Abraham Eastwood. Abraham's wife Sally Ragan was a d/o Jesse & Mary Wilkerson Ragan.
James Ragan (14) was enumerated in the household of Amey Ragan (52) in the 1850 Person Co. census. With them were Rebecca (16) and Mariah (23).
Names & dates of birth of children (except for Maggie) are estimated from census records.
Ruffin Ragan was bondsman for the wedding of James & Amy Eastwood Ragan.
James T. Ragen enlisted [in Co. F, 17th Reg. N.C. Troops] on or about May 28, 1862. Discharged prior to July 1, 1862. Reason discharged not reported. "North Carolina Troops 1861-1865, a roster," vol. 6, p. 252. He applied for a pension in July 1901 and July 1902. Amy Ragan applied for a widow's pension in July 1903.
In 1870 Person Co. census, James Ragan was living with Amy, Louis (3) and James F. (2).
In 1880 Person Co. census, James Reagen was living with Amy, Lewis (14), James (13), Mary (4), and Margaret (3).
In 1900 Person Co., Holloway Twp, img. 26 of 36 on ancestry.com, James Regan (66) was living with Amey (64), Margaret (22), and (cousin) Bennie (40?). Amey reported having had 5 children, 2 of whom were surviving in 1900. Neither James, Amey, nor Bennie could read or write.
Amy R. Eastwood b: ABT JUN 1837 in Person Co., NC
20 APR 1856
in Person Co., NC
- Louis Reagan b: ABT 1866
- James F. Reagan b: ABT 1867
- Mary Reagan b: ABT 1876
- Margaret "Maggie" Jane Reagan b: 22 JUN 1878 in Caswell Co., NC