The Beginning of the Ragland Tree

For Raglands and those researching the roots of the Ragland clan, the farthest back I've heard of is to Adam of Usk. So who the heck is he? County of Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy in Welsh) Adam of Usk was a Welsh priest, a canonist, late medieval historian, and chronicler. His writings were hostile towards King Richard II of… Continue reading The Beginning of the Ragland Tree

A Confederate Soldier

By Sam Cook A Ragland descendant My name is Sam Cook. Based on the research and writings of my cousin, Charles J. Ragland, Jr., He wrote The Raglands:┬áThe History of a British-American Family, Volumes One & Two.┬áThe following piece comes from information found in Volume 1. The books were published in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in… Continue reading A Confederate Soldier