William Ragan Culley

21 November 1821–7 March 1899 (Age 77)
Howard, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Ragan

When William Ragan Culley was born on 21 November 1821, in Howard, Missouri, United States, his father, John H Culley, was 29 and his mother, Jane "Jennie" Douglass, was 32. He married Mary Brown on 16 January 1849, in Howard, Missouri, United States. He lived in Post Oak Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Chilhowee, Johnson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 March 1899, in Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Warrensburg Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ragan Culley
1821–1899
Louisa Caroline Perry
1827–1890
Marriage: 2 July 1857
Lizzie Lewis Culley
1858–1945
Silas Perry Culley
1860–1900
Jennie Culley
1862–1930
Martha E. Culley
1865–1953
William Oliver Culley
1867–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 July 1857
Johnson, Missouri, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    John H Culley

    Male1792–1876Male

    Jane "Jennie" Douglass

    Female1789–1869Female

siblings

(6)

    Nancy Elizabeth Culley

    Female1807–1877Female

    Male1821–1899Male

    Thomas Jefferson Culley

    Male1823–1897Male

    Catharine M. Cully

    Female1824–1869Female

    Sarah Ann Culley

    Female1825–1901Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 8

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Cully .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Culley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm R Culley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William R Cully, "United States Census, 1850"

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