Births from 1720-1792 from The Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie, Virginia: baptized July 14, 1734
Mecklenburg CO, VA,
DB 5, p 469, Aug 7, 1779, Benjamin sells 40 acres on middle Bluestone Cr to John Berry, Mark Moore a witness
DB 6, p 325, October 7, 1783, Benjamin and Susannah his wife, sell 100 acres on middle Bluestone Cr to John Marshall
DB 6, p 350, November 20, 1783, Benjamin sells 15 acres to Stephen Clark adjoining the lands of John Marshall
Mecklenburg Co, VA, DB 4
p 6, April 7, 1773, Benjamin Ragsdale to Charles Duncan and Co, a merchant, 100 acres of land to sell and discharge the debt he owes him, if he does not pay his debt within a year's time. This land was the land on Bluestone Creek that his father left him in his will.
The Virginia Genealogist, Vol 16, No. 3, p 282
British Mercantile Claims 1775-1803, lists Benjamin Ragsdale. 32 pounds 19 shillings 3 3/4 pence, March 1, 1775. Lives in South Carolina and is able.
Mecklenburg Co, VA Tax list 1782, taken by Lewis Burwell, Gent., Lists Benjamin Ragsdale, 1 male over 21, 16 cattle, 2 horses, mules or colts