Peter A Ragle Sr

4 March 1806–17 November 1886 (Age 80)
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Peter A

When Peter A Ragle Sr was born on 4 March 1806, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, his father, Jacob Ragle, was 32 and his mother, Susanna RITCHEY, was 24. He married Margaret "Peggy" Wadsworth on 28 February 1828, in Orange, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Van Buren Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 November 1886, in Raglesville, Van Buren Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Raglesville Cemetery, Raglesville, Van Buren Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter A Ragle Sr
1806–1886
Margaret "Peggy" Wadsworth
1809–1876
Marriage: 28 February 1828
John Ragle
1829–
Thomas J Ragle
1830–1845
Robert Ragle
1832–1901
Jacob Ragle
1833–1877
Rebecca Ragle
1835–
Rhoda Ragle
1835–1916
Alonzo O. Ragle
1837–1906
Nancy Jane Ragle
1839–1911
David S. Ragle
1840–1845
Peter A. Ragle Jr.
1842–1918
Susannah Ragle
1843–
William S. RAGLE
1845–1850
Nathan Shumate Ragle
1847–1914
Margaret B. Ragle
1848–1926
Mary M. Ragle
1852–1931
Messick George Ragle
1852–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1828
Orange, Indiana, United States
children

(16)

    John Ragle

    Male1829–Male

    Thomas J Ragle

    Male1830–1845Male

    Male1832–1901Male

    Male1833–1877Male

    Rebecca Ragle

    Female1835–Female

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Elizabeth Ragle

    Female1802–1882Female

    Jacob Ragle Jr.

    Male1803–Male

    Male1806–1886Male

    Male1808–1876Male

    Margaret Ragle

    Female1811–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

German (Rägle): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of the Swiss family name Regli, which may derive from a Germanic personal name, Ragilo, formed with rag- ‘advice’, but more likely an altered spelling of Regel .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Ragle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peter Reigle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Peter Ragle, "United States Census, 1880"

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