John Richard Ragland
- Born: Cir 1854
- Marriage: Appalonia Francis circa 1876 in Virginia
- Died: Cir 1913 at age 59
- Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Roanoke City, VA
The 1880 Federal Census for the James River District, Buckingham Co., VA, District 34, page 440A, dated June 4, 1880 records John (26 - VA/VA/VA) and Francis (21 - VA/VA/VA) Ragland with their daughter Parke E. Ragland (2).
The 1910 Federal Census for the Scottsville, Albemarle Co., VA, District 12, page 15A, dated April 18, 1910 records James (56 - VA/VA/VA) and Fannie (52 - VA/VA/VA) Ragland with their children William B. (26), Leonard L. (19), John B. (16), Clifford D. (14), and Lolabelle (9) living on Carter's Field Road. James is a Laborer at a Soap Stone Mill and has been married to Fannie for 34 years. They have had 8 children all of whom are still living. William, Leonard, and John are Laborers at a Soap Stone Mill.
Children of John Richard Ragland and Appalonia Francis Ragland:
Parke E. Ragland, b. Abt. 1877, d. Abt. 1949
Ada Ragland, b. Abt. 1879, d. Abt. 1918.
William Ragland, b. Abt. 1882, d. Abt. 1946.
Alexander Cavel Ragland, b. Abt. 1887, d. Abt. 1950.
Leonald Lee Ragland, b. Abt. 1890, d. Abt. 1934.
John Benjamin Ragland, b. Abt. 1893, d. Abt. 1960.
Clifford Ragland, b. Abt. 1895, d. Abt. 1972.
Lola Belle Ragland, b. Abt. 1901, d. date unknown.
John married Appalonia Francis circa 1876 in Virginia. (Appalonia Francis was born circa 1858 in Virginia, died after 1930 in Roanoke City, VA and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Roanoke City, VA.)