Zachariah S. Ragan

17 April 1817–10 June 1888 (Age 71)
Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Zachariah S.

When Zachariah S. Ragan was born on 17 April 1817, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Ragan Jr., was 28 and his mother, Nancy Jane Smith, was 23. He married Maria Hannah on 7 March 1847. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 10 June 1888, at the age of 71, and was buried in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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Zachariah S. Ragan
Maria Hannah
Marriage: 7 March 1847
Gilbert Lafayette Ragan
Nancy Jane " Nannie" Ragan
Laura E Ragan
Emma M. Ragan

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  • Marriage
    7 March 1847
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 6
    Historical Information 1823 - Hendricks, Indiana, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Regan .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • C S Ragan in entry for Laura E Lewis, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Zackary S Ragan, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Zuchariah S Ragan, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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