Old Ragan Plantation
Section 2 in Township 4 North of Range 3 West
Hinds County, Mississippi

Susannah Faucette (Battle) Ragan, widow of John Ragan and wife of William Fairchild, Sr. Borrn 7 Apr 1773, Georgia. Died Feb 1846.

Lazarus Battle Ragan, son of John Ragan and Susannah Faucette (Battle) Ragan. Born 27 Feb 1807, Greene County, Georgia. Died 12 Feb 1897.

Minerva (McAfee) Ragan, wife of Lazarus Battle Ragan. Born 14 Apr 1812. Died 7 Jun 1879. 

Margaret Evalena (Ragan) Herring, daughter of Lazarus Battle Ragan and Minerva (McAfee) Ragan. Wife of Samuel Lycurgus. Born 24 Mar 1845. Died 4 Jun 1869. 

Eugene McAfee Ragan. Born 9 Jan 1886. Died Oct 1950.

James M. Ragan, son of W. L. and Fannie. Born 13 Jun 1884. Died 16 Jun 1884.

Theodocia Raybourn.  Born 1872. Died 1943.


In the John Ragan Family Cemetery near Raymond, Mississippi (and not far from the Selman Family Cemetery), is buried Susannah Faucette (Battle) Ragan Fairchild a widow of John Ragan and wife of William Fairchild, Sr. She was born in Georgia on 7 Apr 1773, and died in Feb 1846. 

Founded in the 1830s, the Battle Springs Christian Church was located near the cemetery, and the area was known as Battle Springs. Oakley, Mississippi is now the nearest town. The Fairchild antebellum home is located across Oakley Road from the Ragan Cemetery.

John Ragan Family Cemetery Information and Gravestone Transcriptions. Mary Collins Landin. Utica, Hinds County, Mississippi. “Tidbits & Treasures Website”. (Minor revisions for clarity.)

URL: http://msgw.org/hinds/bitsandpieces.html