Daniell Regan, Sr. was the earliest ancestor of Amanda Susan Ragan to immigrate to America. Born in 1626 in Cork, Ireland, Daniell arrived in Surry County, Virginia before 14 May 1666 (1013). A grandson Joseph Riggan was born in Surry County before 10 Jul 1703 and migrated to Bute County, North Carolina before 13 Feb 1768 (1209). During the Revolutionary War, a son of Joseph Riggan, Jonathan Ragan, Sr. served in the Georgia Line under Colonel Elijah Clark (455). Following the war, Jonathan Ragan, Sr. settled in Georgia. His son John Ragan migrated to Marion County, Mississippi before the 1816 Mississippi Territorial Census (1024). John Ragan created the original plat for the town of Mount Carmel in Covington County, Mississippi, dated 4 Nov 1819 (527). His son Jesse Battle Ragan was the father of Amanda Susan Ragan who married William Patrick Stone and following his death, established the Brokenburn Plantation in the Carroll Parish of Louisiana (391).
391. Deed by Malvina McAlpine to Amanda S. Stone. 1,208 acres of land, Carroll Parish, Louisiana, 16 May 1859. Carroll Parish Deed Books, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana. (Images on file.)
455. Jonathan Ragan, Certification of Revolutionary War Service. Colonel Elijah Clarke, 2 Feb 1784. (Image on file.)
527. Survey Plat, Mt. Carmel, Covington County, Mississippi. John Ragan, 4 Nov 1819. (Print and image on file. Courtesy of Peggy Carter Price.)
1013. John Rogers, Patent for 200 acres. Surry County, Virginia, 14 May 1666. Surry County, Virginia Patent Book 5, Page 523. Louise Pledge Heat Foley. Early Virginia Families Along the James River: Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches. Vol. 3. 3 vols. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 2003. Page 89.
1024. John Ragan Household, 1816 Mississippi Territorial Census. Marion County, Mississippi. Microfilm Roll V229_2, Line 18, Heritage Quest. Mississippi State and Territorial Censuses, 1792–1866. (Images: Ancestry.com. Image on file.)
1209. Holcomb, Brent Howard. Bute County, North Carolina Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions 1767–1779. Columbia, South Carolina: Brent H. Holcomb, 1988. Page 14. (Images: Ancestry.com.)
Revised 18 Nov 2020.