Sophia E Raglin

Brief Life History of Sophia E

When Sophia E Raglin was born in 1871, in Redding, Shasta, California, United States, her father, Harrison Raglin, was 30 and her mother, Susan Natif, was 32. She married Jacob Reese Fallis on 20 August 1889, in Shasta, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 16 July 1892, at the age of 21.

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Jacob Reese Fallis
Sophia E Raglin
Marriage: 20 August 1889
Charles William Fallis

Sources (7)

  • Sophie E Raglin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • J R Fallis in entry for Fallis, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Sophie Ragglni in entry for Charles William Fallis and Mary Crabtree, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Modoc War

Hostilities between Modoc Indians and white settlers resulted in the Modoc War during 1872-1873. A Modoc band of nearly 200 people, led by Captain Jack Kintpuash, was fleeing a forced relocation to a reservation occupied by their enemies, the Klamaths. The band had returned to their former land on Lost River, which now had white settlers occupying the area. The conflict erupted on November 29, 1872, when 40 troops were sent to move the Modocs back to the reservation. An argument erupted and shots were fired. Several were killed and the Modocs fled to “The Stronghold,” a large, cavernous lava bed. The holdout went on for months with several clashes. On April 11, 1873, General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby and Reverend Eleazar Thomas were killed by the Modocs during a negotiation. The Modocs lacked resources and supplies and eventually surrendered on July 4. In total, 2 Modocs and 71 enlisted military men lost their lives.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of English Ragland .

Americanized form of German Reglin, a variant of Regelin, from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with rag- ‘counsel, advice’.

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

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Jacob Reese Fallis 1873 to 1898

Jacob Reese was the second son of John Willis Fallis and Sarah Ann Barker. He spent his early childhood in Kansas but after the death of his mother and several brothers and sisters, the remaining …

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