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John Ragland (1710 - 1791)

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John Ragland
Born in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about in New Kent Couny, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Henrico, Henrico, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Nov 2010
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John Ragland was the son of Evan Ragland and Hannah (Walker) Ragland. He was born in New Kent County, Virginia. John Ragland and Judith (Raymond) Ragland had four children:[1]

  • Ann Ragland (1736-unknown)
  • Hannah Ragland (1738-unknown)
  • Rebecca Ragland (1755-unknown)
  • John Ragland Jr,, (1761-1835)

John Ragland and Judith Ragland lived in New Kent County, Virginia and moved to Henrico County, Virginia. John worked as a planter.

John Ragland was granted 2340 acres in Hanover on branches of Stoney Run in Cattail Br by Bowles Road adj: Francis Clark, John PUlliam, John Cassey, Richard Winn, John Sutton, Mr. Holland, Mr. Alvis, Mrs Mary England, Mr. Hatt Anderson, Cornelius Tinsley, John Hudson, Alexander Cock and John Glen, 400 acres part formerly granted 9 Jul 1724. On the same day he was granted 2.699 acres on Cawthorns run on Chamberlaynes Cr and Harris Creek in Hanover. Also in Hanover 1,777 acres on both sides of the South Anna adj his own, Capt. Hudson and Benj. Johnson. John Ragland patented 200 acres Hanover co both sides of Cuffees Cree adj sd Ragland and John Dowell 09 Feb 1738. This is just one of the many land transfers for John Ragland, most of which were shown in Hanover Couny, Virginia, for the years of 1733, 1736, 1737, 1745, and 1752.

John, son of Evan Ragling Jr. was baptized Mar 13, 1710, the Parish of St. Peter's New Kent County, Virginia.[2]


  1. Book, Titled, The Raglands: The History Of A British-American Family, Volume II, by Charles James Ragland, Jr., 1987
  2. The Parish Register of St. Peter's Parish New Kent County, Va. from 1680 to 1787. National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Publ: Richmond, W. E. Jones, Printer. (p 34)
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)
  • Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection -
  • Find A Grave Memorial # 46356978

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