Ragne was born 15th of January 1828 in Sandseter farm in Norderhaug parish - Ringerike. She was baptized 9th of March in the main church in Norderhov 1828 just before the parents went back to Nes parish where they both was born in.

Ragne went to school and after many years she married Ole Knudsen Nybråten who was the son of Knud Espeset and Anne Rukke. They married 4th of April 1860 in Nes Church and settled in Nybråten farm which Ole had bought. They got 5 children.