Emanuel Family - Person Sheet
Emanuel Family - Person Sheet
NameWilliam Ragan Stone
BirthOct 1839, Mississippi, USA
Deathbef 26 Jul 1877, Madison, Louisiana, USA
FatherWilliam Patrick Stone (~1814-1855)
MotherAmanda Susan Ragan (1822-1892)
Birthabt 1844, Louisiana, USA
Deathaft 1880
Burialaft 1880
Marriage15 Oct 1872, Madison, Louisiana, USA [262]
ChildrenWilliam Barnett (1873-1906)
Biography notes for William Ragan Stone

William Ragan Stone

William Ragan Stone was educated at Frankfurt, Kentucky Military Academy.

In May 1861, William R. Stone joined the Jeff Davis Guards at Vicksburg and was elected 3rd Lieutenant. On 26 May 1861, he departed Brokenburn to join his company. Both William R. Stone and Wylie Bohannon (Uncle Bo) were at Richmond, Virginia by 16 Jun 1861, when Kate Stone received a letters from each.

On 13 Aug 1861, William R. Stone was at Manassas, Virginia.

Wounded during the Battle of Fredericksburg, William R. Stone returned to Brokenburn on 1 Jan 1863. He departed for Virginia on 4 Mar 1863.

Wounded in the left ar above the elbow in the battle at Chancellorsville.

On 20 Sep 1863, Kate Stone wrote that John Ragan (Uncle Johnny) brought word that William R. Stone “was neither killed nor hurt in the Pennsylvania campaign.”

Notes and Comments

In her journal, Sarah Katharine (Kate) Stone refers to William Ragan Stone as “My Brother.”

On 29 May 1861, Sarah K. Stone wrote in her journal that her brother William Ragan Stone was 15 months older than her.

Mr. Valentine attended school with William Ragan Stone, presumably at the Frankfurt, Kentucky Military Academy

William Ragan Stone likely fought in the 1st Battle of Manassas.

Apparently, William Ragan Stone died before the 1880 federal census. The 1880 federal census of Madison Parish, Louisiana enumerates Mrs. F. Stone, age 37 years and a widow, with a son Barnet Stone, age 6 years.
Census notes for William Ragan Stone

1840 U.S. Federal Census
Jesse B. Ragan Household
Hinds County, Mississippi
Jesse B. Ragan, a: 40-49
+Female, a: 30-39 (Sarah King Bohannon)
Male, a: 20-29 (William P. Stone)
+Female, a: 15-19 (Amanda Susan Ragan)
Male, a: 10-14 (John Curtis Ragan)
Female, a: 10-14 (Laura Ragan)
Male, a: 5-9 (Wylie Bohanan Ragan)
Male, a: 0-4 (William Ragan Stone)
Female, a: 0-4 (Sarah Ragan)

1850 U.S. Federal Census
William P. Stone Household
Western District, Madison Parish, Louisiana
19 Aug 1850
William P. Stone, a: 36, b: Tennessee (Plantation Owner)
+Amanda S. Stone, a: 28, b: Mississippi
William R. Stone, a: 11, b: Mississippi
Sarah K. Stone, a 9, b: Mississippi
Coleman P. Stone, a: 7, b: Mississippi
Fredrick W. Stone, a: 6, b: Mississippi
James A. Stone, a: 4, b: Louisiana
Thompson E. Stone, a: 18, b: Tennessee, Student

1860 U.S. Federal Census
Amanda Stone Household
Ward 1, Carroll Parish, Louisiana
11 Jul 1860
Amanda Stone, a: 36, b: Mississippi (Plantation Owner)
William R. Stone, a: 20, b: Mississippi (Planter)
Sarah K. Stone, a: 18, b: Mississippi
Coleman P. Stone, a: 16, b: Mississippi
Walter F. Stone, a: 15, b: Mississippi
James A. Stone, a: 13, b: Louisiana
John B. Stone, a: 12, b: Louisiana
Amanda R. Stone, a: 10, b: Louisiana
Ashburn R. Ragan, a: 16, b: Mississippi
Albert B. Newton, a: 24, b: Mississippi (Teacher)
Post Office: Omega and Pecan Grove
Real Estate Value: $130,000
Personal Estate: $83,000
Last Modified 5 Aug 2020Created 25 Feb 2021 W. R. Emanuel