County, NC. Register of Deeds office, Bladen County, NC, Deed Book 19. Page 583. 6 Mar. 1784. A Deed of Gift to their "loving mother, widow" Anna Regan is recorded from Ralph, John, and Richard Regan. The Deed reads as follows : _______________________________________________________Deed of Gift to Mother, Anna Regan From Sons Ralph, John and Richard To all to whom these presents shall come, we Ralph Regan , John Regan, and Richard Regan, do send Greeting. Know ye that we the said Ralph Regan, John Regan, and Richard Regan of the Parish of St. Martins in the County of Bladen, Planters , for and in consideration of the love, goodwill and affection which we have and do bear towards our loving Mother, Anna Regan, of the same Parish and County, widow, have given and granted and do by these presents freely give and grant unto the said Anna Regan, or during the space of her life or widowhood, a certain tract of land whereon she now lives, containing 150 acres, it being one half of a 300 acre survey for Joseph Regan with all the hereditaments thereunto belonging in the Parish aforesaid, of which the signing of these presents, w e have delivered her, the said Anna Regan, in full possession of the said tract of land with all of the hereditaments thereunto belonging. To have and to hold during the term of her life, or widowhood. In witness whereof we have hereunto put our hands and seal, the 6th day of March, 1784. Ralph Regan (seal) John Regan (seal) Richard Regan (seal) X his mark Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of William Moore, and John Cain. May Term, 1784. This Deed was proved in open Court and ordered to be registered. John White, County Clerk. 17 84 Tax List of Bladen County, NC. 1784. Tax List has Anne Regan owning 150 acres. _________ ________________________________________________See Captain Ralph Regan  Census of NC, Fayette District, Robeson County. 1790. Anna Regan 2 Free White Females. [Anna, ? ] 4 slaves. [Sam, Lucy, ?, ?] _________________________________________________________Last Will and Testament of Anna Regan Will Book I, Clerk of Court Office, Robeson County, NC. Pa ge 44. 22 Sept. 1796. Will is recorded. Will mentions: Sons: Richard Regan, John Regan. Granddaughters: Olive Powers, Nancy Regan, Martha Regan, Oliva Ezzell, Sarah Hawthorn, Nancy Andress, Elizabeth Regan, Nancy Regan, Mary Regan, Nancy Andress (daughter of Joseph and Nancy Andress) Grandsons: Spann Regan, William Regan, John Regan, Ralph Regan. The Executors we re John Regan, son, and William Regan, grandson. Testators were John Cain and Oliva Cain. _ __________________________________________________________Joseph's occupation: Planter. 26 N ov., 1736. par Register of Deeds Office, Bladen County, NC. Joseph Regan bought land in Bladen County, NC near "The Great Swamp", or "Big Swamp as it is called today. par 3 Dec., 1753 . par Register of Deeds Office, Bladen County, NC, Deed Book 19. Page 566. William Cain, Sr . of Bladen County sold Joseph Regan, Jr. 200 acres on the Southside of the Great Swamp. The indenture reads as follows: This indenture made the 3rd day of December in the year of our Lord, 1753, between William Cain, Planter, of the County of Bladen in the Province of North Carolina and Olive [Olive Regan (Cain), sister of Joseph Regan, Jr.] his wife of the one part and Joseph Regan, Planter of the County and Providence aforesaid. Witnesseth that the said William Cain for and in consideration of the sum of Ten Pounds Proclamation money to him