Raglands and Slavery

I received an interesting question: in my research if I had found people of different races with the surname Ragland.  The answer is yes. The first Ragland in America was a slave owner In the latter years of the Jamestown settlement, the first Ragland arrived in America circa 1670. That first Ragland was Evan Ragland. Born in 1656… Continue reading Raglands and Slavery

Mystery Solved?

In researching the history of the Raglands, I've been concentrating lately on tracing the Raglands in America. From their arrival in the American Colonies their westward movement. But it's murky at best about who the first Raglan to emigrate to the colonies and it's uncertain when. On Ancestry.com, I've seen several theories about who was… Continue reading Mystery Solved?

Mystery Solved?

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com In researching the history of the Raglands, I've been concentrating lately on tracing the Raglands in America. From their arrival in the America their westward movement. But it's murky at best about who the first Raglan to emigrate to the colonies and it's uncertain when. On Ancestry.com, I've seen several… Continue reading Mystery Solved?