REASON RAGAN/REAGAN/REAGIN was the son of Daniel and Leah Wright Ragan; and grandson of Rezin and Anne Beaumont Ragan, Sr.; and great-grandson of Timothy and Mary Lary Ragan, Sr. in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. These folks were related to my kinfolks!
He was born on 14 Oct 1787 in Newberry District (now Newberry County), South Carolina. Here he lived with his parent's migration to the West after 1800 Federal Census of Newberry District, South Carolina was taken.
The family of Daniel and Leah Wright Ragan migrated to Hamilton County, Territory of United States of America Northwest of the River Ohio (now State of Ohio) after 1800. They lived here for a while, but the part of Daniel and Leah Wright Ragan moved on to Warren County, Ohio. Later they migrated to the State of Indiana after 1817.
But Reason Ragan/Reagan/Reagin stayed in Hamilton County, Ohio from 1808 to his death during 1870's. He was not listed in 1880 Federal Census of Hamilton County, Ohio.
He was married circa 1814 in Hamilton County, Ohio to Elizabeth ?____?. Elizabeth was born circa 1798 in the state of Virginia and died in Apri 1850 according to 1850 Mortality Schedule for Hamilton County, Ohio. They had nine (9) children: (1) Son ____ Ragan b ca. 1814; (2) julia A. Ragan b ca. 1816; (3) William Ragan b ca. 1818; (4) Martha Ann Ragan b ca. 1822; (5) Son _____ Ragan b ca. 1824; (6) Nancy Maria Ragan b ca. 1826; (7) Elizabeth Ragan b ca. 1828; (8) Mary Ragan b ca. 1830; and (9) Reason Ragan b ca. 1835.
Reason Ragan/Reagan/Reagin served as private in 2nd Regiment (Cotgreave’s) Ohio militia during the War of 1812 to patrol the frontier from Ohio to Western Illinois on horseback and by boat. They participated in many skirmishes and battles with the British and their Indian allies.
His occupation during his life was butcher.
He and his family was living in 8th ward for City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.
He died after 1870 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. He was buried in the "pioneer lot", but the name of cemetery was not given for him.