Leonard Ragatz  ‎(I10)‎
Surname: Ragatz
Given Names: Leonard
Also known as: Leonard Ragatz

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 25 November 1827 36 36 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death: 14 June 1896 ‎(Age 68)‎ Western, Oneida Co., New York, USA
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 25 November 1827 36 36 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz


Source: s. notes.

Confirmation 14 April 1843 ‎(Age 15)‎ Andeer, Gr, Schweiz

Emigration May 1849 ‎(Age 21)‎ Usa

Marriage Jane Unknown - 1867 ‎(Age 39)‎ Oneida Co., New York, USA


Source: first child 1868.

Marriage Mary Unknown - before 1880 ‎(Age 52)‎ Oneida Co., New York, USA


Source: in cens. June 1880; last child of first wife Jane 1875.

Death 14 June 1896 ‎(Age 68)‎ Western, Oneida Co., New York, USA


Source: s. notes.

Globally unique Identifier 9FB6F9106BA16D44BAED9DA7664953868E78
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Parents Family  (F4)
Andrea Ragaz
1790 - 1837
Acale Joos
1791 -
Anna Ragaz
1819 -
Martin Ragatz
1822 - 1913
Acale Ragaz
1825 -
Leonard Ragatz
1827 - 1896
Anna Barbara Ragaz
1833 - 1834

Step-Parent Family  (F8)
Andrea Ragaz
1790 - 1837
Margreth Janjöri
1804 - 1838
Andreas Ragatz
1838 - 1914

Immediate Family  (F276)
Jane Unknown
1837 -
Steward Ragatz
1868 -
Susie Ragatz
1872 -
Abbie Ragatz
1874 -
Martin Ragatz
1875 -

Immediate Family  (F277)
Mary Unknown
1816 -


Notes

Note
Im Jahr 1849 mit Martin nach Amerika

1) New York Passenger List 1820-1957; ship Orlando departed in Le Havre,France, arrived New York June 9, 1849. Numbers: 168 Martin Ragatz, 169Leonard Ragatz, both born in Switzerland. Ages: Leonhard 21, Martin 27.They are therefore born 1828 ‎(Leonhard)‎ and 1822 ‎(Martin)‎; they cametogether.

2) Oneida Co., NY, Genealogical and Historical Resources; WesternvillePresbyterian Cemetery has Ragatz, Leonard, Co. G 26th NYV Batt. H 3rdNYLA; died June 14, 1896 age 69 years.- That calculates his year of birthto 1827.

3) Leonard Ragatz wrote in letters to his friend Steward Van Dresar ‎(seebelow)‎, that letters should be addressed to Leonard Ragatz,
- 26th Regiment, N.Y.V. ‎(letter Feb. 2, 1862)‎,
- Co. C. 26th Regt. N.Y. S.Vol. Rickets Division ‎(letter Sept. 30, 1862)‎.

4) 1890 Veterans Schedules about Leonard Ragatz.
Home in 1890: Western, Oneida, New York.
Line 24 has: Company C, name of regiment: 26; year enlisted: 1861; yeardischarged: 1863; length of service 2 years; rank private.

5) American Civil War Soldiers; about Leonard Ragatz; enlistment date: 30Dec 1863; enlistment Place: Western, New York; side served: Union; stateserved: New York; service record: enlisted as a private on 30 December1863 at the age of 35 *); enlisted in Company Batty H, 3rd LightArtillery Regiment New York on 4 Jan 1864; mustered out Company Batty H,3rd Light Artillery Regiment New York on 24 Jun 1865 at Richmond, VA **).
*) calculates year of birth to 1828. **) Letter dated April 30, 1865 waswritten in Richmond.

6) 1882 application for pension; # 437812; C. 26. N. Y. Inf. H. N. Y.,Art.

7) Censuses.
Leonard Ragatz is misspelled in all census: 1850 Rogers, 1860 Rayott,1870 Righart, 1880 Ragati ! All these censuses have him born inSwitzerland, and the calculated years of birth are about the same. Allthese names in the censuses are for sure no Swiss names.

Census 1850, Western, Oneida Co., New York:
line 16, # 268 Ezekiel Van Dresar *) male b. NY farmer
Sarah Van Dresar female b. NY
Theresia Van Dresar female b. NY
‎(no more children)‎
line 19, # 269 Ezra Van Dresar male b. NY farmer
Jane Van Dresar f. b. NY
Francis Van Dresar m. b. NY
Stuard Van Dresar m. b. NY
Leonard Rogers ! m. b. Switzerland
*) reads Ezekel Van Dresser; all written Van Dresser !

Census 1860, Western, Oneida Co., New York; Roll M653 825, ancestry image47, pg. 551:
Ezekiel Vn dreaser ‎(sic)‎ head 48 b. NY calc. b. 1812
Susan Vn dreaser 37 b. NY calc. b. 1823
Mary T. Vn dreaser 18 b. NY calc. b. 1842
Francis Vn dreaser 16 b. NY calc. b. 1844
Alpheus Vn dreaser 13 b. NY calc. b. 1847
Ezra Vn dreaser 45 b. NY calc. b. 1815
Jno Vn dreaser 41 b. NY calc. b. 1819
Steward Vn dreaser 16 b. NY calc. b. 1844
Leonard Rayott ! 32 b. Switzerland calc. b. 1828
Jacob Vn doeser ‎(sic)‎ 80 b. NY calc. b. 1780

Census Aug. 16, 1870 Western, Oneida Co., New York, post officeWesternville:
line 18 Van Dresar Ezra 55 b. NY farmer calc. b. 1815
Mary 51 b. NY calc. b. 1819
Steward 26 b. NY at home calc. b. 1844
line 21 Van Dresar Frank 32 b. NY farmer calc. b. 1838
Rose 28 b. NY keep. house calc. b. 1842
Anna 9 b. NY calc. b. 1861
Frank 7 b. NY calc. b. 1863
Jane 5 b. NY calc. b. 1865
Ezra 1 b. NY calc. b. 1869
Teachout Mary 24 b. NY keep. house calc. b. 1846
line 28 Righart Leonhard ! 44 b. Switzerl., laborer calc. b.1826
Righart Jane 33 b. NY keeping house calc. b. 1837
Righart Steward 2 b. NY calc. b. 1868

Census June 1880, Western, Oneida Co., New York ‎(very hard to read!)‎:
Leonard Ragati ! 52 b. Switzerland laborer calc. b. 1828
Mary Ragati 64 calc. b. 1816
Steward 12 calc. b. 1868
Susie 8 calc. b. 1872
Abbie 6 calc. b. 1874
Martin 5 calc. b. 1875

8) Leonard Ragatz has written 30 letters in 1861 - 1865 to his friendSteward Van Dresar *), Westernville, Oneida Co., N. Y, who lived next.The envelopes and many of these letters are in the posession of Steward'sgreat granddaughter Patricia Zondler, Oberwilerstr. 49, CH 4103Bottmingen, Switzerland. The content of these letters is about theRevolutionary War. One of these letters, dated March 2, 1862, containedalso a letter to Ezekiel Van Dresar **), the uncle of Steward Van Dresar,who lived next in Westernville ‎(see censuses 1850 and 1860)‎.
*) Steward Van Dresar, April 12, 1844 - Febr. 16, 1909.
**) Ezekiel Van Dresar, Jan. 28, 1812 - March 28, 1900.

Letters:
1861, July 16th; Washington D.C., "Friend Stuard, ...., Yours EverLeonard Ragart ‎(!)‎." Letter written on a print with "View of WashingtonCity" and a "Military Map of Maryland & Virginia." Battle fields aremarked in red.
1861, July 30; cancelled Washington, stamp and letter missing.
1861, Nov. 7; cancelled Alexandria; letter missing.
1861, Nov. 24th; cancelled Alexandria; Camp Franklin, Alexandria; "DearFriend, ..., Lenard Ragatz." Letter has Gen McClellan on top.
1861, Dec. 10th; Head Quarters, 26 Reg., Camp Lions, Alexandria. Juststarts .....; "Lenard Ragatz." Letter has Gen McClellan on top.
1861, Dec. 30; cancelled Alexandria, date not readable; letter missing.

1862, Jan. 19; cancelled Alexandria; letter missing.
1862, Feb. 2; cancelled Alexandria; Camp Lyons, Alexandria; "FriendSteward, ...., Leonard Ragatz." The letter is written on a printed poem;there is added: "Camp Lyons, Co. C. 26th Regiment, N.Y.V.
1862, March 2; cancelled Alexandria ‎(hard to read)‎; has two letters;
a) "Fort Lyons VA; Friend Steward, ..., Your friend Leonard Ragatz."Letter has Gen McClellan on top.
b) "Fort Lyons VA, Dear Friend Ezekiel, ...., your Friend Leonard Ragatz."
1862, May 14, cancellation not readable. "Camp James B. Rickets,Fredriksburg VA; Friend Dreaser, ...., your friend Leonard Raggatz ‎(!)‎."Letter written on a print "Panoramic View of the Fortification aroundWashington."
1862, May 18; cancelled Alexandria; letter missing.
1862, June 16; cancelled Washington DC; letter missing.
1862, July 17; cancelled 19th Washington DC; letter missing.
1862, Aug. 5; cancelled Washington DC; letter missing.
1862, Sept. 30; cancelled Washington DC; "near Sharfisburg; FriendStewart, ...., your old friend Leonard Ragatz". Added: "P.S. When youwrite, direct to Leonhard Ragatz, Co. C. 26th Regt. N.Y. S.Vol. RicketsDivision, Washington DC."
1862, Oct. 14; "Camp of 26th N.Y.V. near Sharps Vill; "Dear FriendSteward, ..., Lenard Ragatz." Envelope missing.

1863, Jan. 4; cancelled Jan 10, Washington DC; letter missing.
1863, March 19; cancelled Washinhton DC; letter missing.

1864, May 15; cancelled Norfolk VA; letter missing.
1864, May 25, cancelled 26th Norfolk VA; letter missing.
1864, July 21, cancelled Washington ‎(!)‎, date not readable; Fort ofPittersburg; "Friend Stuard, ..., from your Friend Lenart Ragatz." Added:"Distach to 3rd N. Y. S. Light Artillery ...."
1864, Aug. 16; cancelled Washington ‎(!)‎. "Dear Friend ..."; signedLeonard Rekerts ‎(!)‎, Bat. H Art. L, NYSV. via ..? 18th Army Corps VA.,camp near P..burg."
1864, Aug. 25; cancelled Washington DC ‎(date not readable)‎. "Dear Sir‎(letter adressed to Steward)‎, ..., Your True Friend Leonard Ragatz."
1864, Sept. 13; cancelled Washington DC; date and stamp missing. FriendStuart, ...., Yours Truly Lenard Ragatz."
1864, Oct. 29; cancelled Nov. 1, Point Comfort VA. "Camp near Fort Brady."My Dear Friend, ...., Yours Truly Leonard Ragatz."
1864, Dec. 13, cancelled in ..?..fort, VA ‎(like Oct. 29)‎, no date; "CampRichmont; Friend Steward, ..., Your Friend Lenard Ragatz."

1865, Jan. 25, 1865; cancelled VA ‎(date and place not readable)‎; "Campnear Richmond. Dear Friend, ..., signed Lenard Ragatz."
1865, Febr. 28, cancelled March 2, Old ....?...fort, "missent", nextcancellation later in March ‎(date?)‎ in Water..?.., NY. "Friend Steward,..., Lenard Ragatz, your True Friend."
1865, April 5; cancelled Old Point Comfort Apr. 8; "Richmond VA. FriendSteward, ..., Lenard Ragatz, Battery H 19th, N.Y. Artillery, 24th A. C.Richmond VA."
1865, April 20; cancelled Old Comfort, no date. "Friend Steward, ...,Lenard Ragatz. P.S. Direct 3rd N.Y. S. Art. Batt. H 24, Army corpsRichmond VA."
1865, April 30; cancelled Old Fort Comfort March 3?. "Richmond VA, FriendStewart, ...., Lenard Ragatz."- To Mr. Stuart Van Drezar ‎(!)‎,Westernville, Oneida Co., N.Y.
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9) Leonhard Ragatz is with brother Martin in a family tree at Ancestry,and Georg Leonard Ragaz, georg@ragaz.net has:

Andrea‎(s)‎ Ragatz, b. Dec. 14, 1790 in Andeer, Graubünden, Schweiz; died2.12.1837 in Chiavenna, Veltlin, Itaiy;
Ascale Joos ‎(wife)‎;
their children:
Dec. 5, 1819, Anna, b. Andeer;
May 5, 1822, Martin, b. Andeer, died 1912;
Dec. 8, 1825, Ascale, b. Andeer;
Nov. 11, 1827, Linard Ragatz b. Andeer;
July 27, 1833, Anna Barbara, b. Andeer.

Census 1880, Goodland, Lapeer, Michigan:
Martin Ragatz 58 b. Switzerland calc. b. 1822
Mary A 49 b. Switzerland calc. b. 1831
Leonard A 23 calc. b. 1857
Richard 20 calc. b. 1860
Christian 18 calc. b. 1862
Anna 15 calc. b. 186

Family Search: Leonard married Nattie Crawford March 25, 1886 in Imlay,Lapeer, Michigan.

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Family with Parents
Father
Andrea Ragaz ‎(I205)‎
Birth 14 December 1790 35 24 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death 2 December 1837 ‎(Age 46)‎ Chiavenna, Valtelina, Italia
4 months
Mother
 
Acale Joos ‎(I272)‎
Birth 11 April 1791 Andeer, GR, Schweiz
Death Yes

Marriage: 3 January 1819
11 months
#1
Sister
Anna Ragaz ‎(I4)‎
Birth 5 December 1819 28 28 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death Yes
2 years
#2
Brother
Martin Ragatz ‎(I411)‎
Birth 5 May 1822 31 31 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death 20 April 1913 ‎(Age 90)‎
4 years
#3
Sister
Acale Ragaz ‎(I201)‎
Birth 8 December 1825 34 34 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death Yes
2 years
#4
Leonard Ragatz ‎(I10)‎
Birth 25 November 1827 36 36 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death 14 June 1896 ‎(Age 68)‎ Western, Oneida Co., New York, USA
6 years
#5
Sister
Anna Barbara Ragaz ‎(I438)‎
Birth 27 July 1833 42 42
Death 1834 ‎(Age 5 months)‎
Father's Family with Margreth Janjöri
Father
Andrea Ragaz ‎(I205)‎
Birth 14 December 1790 35 24 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death 2 December 1837 ‎(Age 46)‎ Chiavenna, Valtelina, Italia
13 years
Step-Mother
 
Margreth Janjöri ‎(I209)‎
Birth 30 January 1804 23 36
Death 29 January 1838 ‎(Age 33)‎ Andeer, Gr, Schweiz

Marriage: 26 November 1837 -- Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
2 months
#1
Half-Brother
Andreas Ragatz ‎(I6)‎
Birth 11 January 1838 47 33 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death 1914 ‎(Age 75)‎ Victoria, Australia
Family with Jane Unknown
Leonard Ragatz ‎(I10)‎
Birth 25 November 1827 36 36 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death 14 June 1896 ‎(Age 68)‎ Western, Oneida Co., New York, USA
9 years
Wife
 
Jane Unknown ‎(I761)‎
Birth 1837 New York, USA
Death Yes

Marriage: 1867 -- Oneida Co., New York, USA
1 year
#1
Son
Steward Ragatz ‎(I762)‎
Birth 1868 40 31 Oneida Co., New York, USA
Death Yes
4 years
#2
Daughter
Susie Ragatz ‎(I763)‎
Birth 1872 44 35 Oneida Co., New York, USA
Death Yes
2 years
#3
Son
Abbie Ragatz ‎(I764)‎
Birth 1874 46 37 Oneida Co., New York, USA
Death Yes
1 year
#4
Son
Martin Ragatz ‎(I765)‎
Birth 1875 47 38 Oneida Co., New York, USA
Death Yes
Family with Mary Unknown
Leonard Ragatz ‎(I10)‎
Birth 25 November 1827 36 36 Andeer, Gr, Schweiz
Death 14 June 1896 ‎(Age 68)‎ Western, Oneida Co., New York, USA
-12 years
Wife
 
Mary Unknown ‎(I766)‎
Birth 1816
Death Yes

Marriage: before 1880 -- Oneida Co., New York, USA