Malvina P Ragan

May 1820–after 1900 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Malvina P

When Malvina P Ragan was born in May 1820, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Ragan, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Gamble, was 31. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Hardin Brown. She lived in Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Fristoe Township, Benton, Missouri, United States in 1870. She died after 1900, in Texas, United States, at the age of 81.

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Hardin Brown
Malvina P Ragan
William Lovett Brown
Henry Wilson Brown
Mary Magdalene Brown
George T Brown

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Ragan


    George Ragan


    Richard C. Ragan


    John Ragan




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Missouri is the 24th state
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 15

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 24

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Regan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvina Brown in household of Harden Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Malvina P Brown in household of Hardin Brown, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Melinda Call in household of John Ragan, "United States Census, 1850"

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