Richard Reason Reagan 2nd great-grandfather


Reason Reagan

Richard Reason Reagan my 2nd great grandfather

Richard Reason Reagan was born on November 12, 1830, in Sevier, Tennessee, to Nancy Ogle, age 20, and Daniel Wesley Reagan, age 27.
12 Nov 1830 • Sevier, Tennessee, United States

When Sarah Bohannon-Reagan was born in 1830 in Sevier, Tennessee, her father, Henry, was 27, and her mother, Catherine, was 23. She married Richard Reason Reagan on October 20, 1853. They had two children during their marriage. She died as a young mother in 1854 in her hometown, and was buried in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Nancy Elizabeth Reagan b. July 24, 1889; died September 19,1931***Our ancestor.

Mary Ann Reagan b. March,22 1931 Sevier County TN; died October 6, 1931 buried in Sevier County, Tennessee.

He married Martha Hurst  July 12, 1856 In Sevier County Tennessee and they had eight children together. Martha died in 1878.

Tilman L. Reagan 1857-1913

Richard Reason and Martha Hurst

 

 

Fletcher Luther Reagan 1859-1934

Daniel Wesley Reagan 1860-1861

Martha Ellen Reagan 1862-1888

Richard R Reagan 1866-1867

Louis A “Lewis” Reagan 1868-1900

Rhonda Malinda Reagan 1870-1943

Charetz Hammer “Kay” Reagan 1873-1957

 

He married Sarah Caroline Bradley June, 9,1878 in Sevier County Tennessee they had two children together.

Lillie Lila Reagan 1880-1964

Lille Reagan

Lillie Reagan

Anna Jane Reagan 1881-1952

The Sugarlands

The first European settlers arrived in the area around 1800, settling in the vicinity of what would eventually become Gatlinburg. Richard Reagan and William “Black Bill” Ogle –children of these early settlers–farmed land along Mill Creek (now LeConte Creek) in the eastern half of the Sugarlands. Richard Reason Reagan, sometime after the Civil War moved his home to the Sugarlands. He enlisted September 16,1862 in Company E, 2nd Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry. A commissary sergeant. He was discharged July 5, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.

Richard Reason served the district for many years as a Justice of the Peace and as a tax collector. He was the county sheriff from 1870 to 1874. When the Gatlinburg Post Office in 1856 by the U.S. Postal Department he served from December 12, 1871 to July 10, 1883 as postmaster.

Sevier County Jail

Sevier County Jail

Richard R. Reagan died April 17,1912 in Sevier County Tennessee and is buried in the Ownby Cemetery.

 

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