DESCENDANTS OF JOHN RATLIFF

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                               Don Norman

 

1.JOHN RATLIFF

 

    John Ratliff was born about 1795. He married Ann Thorn.

 

Known children of John and Ann (thorn) Ratliff.

 

  2.  (1). James William           b.       1820   d.c.     1869

         m. Rebecca Schoolcraft

 

2.JAMES WILLIAM RATLIFF   1.JOHN RATLIFF

 

    James William Ratliff, a son of John and Ann (Thorn) Ratliff, was

born about 1820 in Hardy County VA and died about 1869 in Gilmer County

WV. He married Rebecca Schoolcraft. Rebecca, a daughter of Aaron and

Sarah (Collins) [Stallman]  Schoolcraft, was born in 1828 in Lewis

County VA and died in Gilmer County WV November 15, 1889.

 

Children of John William and Rebecca (Schoolcraft) Ratliff.

 

  3.  (1). John E.                 b.c.     1847

 

  4.  (2). William Aaron           b.Oct  2 1845   d.Mar 25 1942

         m. Sarah Catherine Dodson  Dec 22 1878

 

  5.  (3). Abraham                 b.c.     1852

         m. Martha J. Messenger Jun  4 1874

 

  6.  (4). Henry Franklin          b.Oct 11 1852   d.Aug  8 1937

         m. Priscilla Heline

 

  7.  (5). Sarah E.                b.Aug  3 1854

         m. Tipton Sprouse Jan 20 1876

 

  8.  (6). James Wesley            b.Oct  7 1857

         m. Sarah J.E. Sprouse Jun 1 1882

 

  9.  (7). Barbara Ellen           b.c.     1861

         m. James Henry Ratliff Apr 29 1979

 

 10.  (8). Marietta                b.       1866

 

 11.  (9). Granville A.            b.c.     1869   d.Mar 12 1926

 

 

4.WILLIAM AARON RATLIFF   2.JAMES WILLIAM RATLIFF   1.JOHN RATLIFF

 

    William Aaron Ratliff, a son of John William and Rebecca

(Schoolcraft) Ratliff, was born in Gilmer County VA (WV) October 2, 1845

and died there March 25, 1942. He married Sarah Catherine Dodson 

December 22, 1878. Sarah, a daughter of Philip William and Pamela H.

Dodson, was born in December 1846 in Lewis County VA.

 

Children of William Aaron and Sarah Catherine (Dodson) Ratliff.

 

 12.  (1). Newton Burman           b.Oct 30 1879

        m. Georgia Ann Bush

 

 13.  (2). William                 b.Nov 1  1881

 

 14.  (3). Edward                  b.Mar    1885

 

 15.  (4). Luther J.               b.Jul    1887

 

6.HENRY FRANKLIN RATLIFF   2.JAMES WILLIAM RATLIFF   1.JOHN RATLIFF

 

    Henry Franklin Ratliff, a son of John William and Rebecca

(Schoolcraft) Ratliff, was born on October 11, 1852 in Ritchie County VA

and died August 8, 1937 in Lewis County WV. He was buried in Pumphrey

Cemetery, Lewis County WV. He married Priscilla Heline about 1872.

Priscilla, a daughter of Jacob B. and Elizabeth (Pendleton) Heline, was

born about 1853.

 

Children of Henry Franklin and Priscilla (Heline) Ratliff.

 

 16. (1). Lloyd James              b.       1873

 

 17. (2). John E.                  b.       1874

 

 18. (3). Claudius Langford        b.May  2 1880   d.Sep   1966

          m. Bessie Hollenworth

 

 19. (4). Charles Weeden           b.Feb 14 1884   d.Mar   1967

        m. Edith Kathryn Means Oct 12 1912

 

 20. (5). Gertrude Ann             b.       1886

 

 21. (6). Bessie May               b.Sep 16 1888   d.Dec 19 1965

        m. Adam Given Wine Sep 30 1906

 

12.NEWTON BURMAN RADCLIFFE   4.WILLIAM AARON RATLIFF   2.JAMES WILLIAM

RATLIFF   1.JOHN RATLIFF

 

    Newton Burman Radcliffe, a son of William Aaron and Sarah Catherine

(Dodson) Ratliff, was born on October 30, 1879 in Lewis County, WV and

died on June 4, 1955 in Gilmer County WV. He married Georgia Anne Bush.

Georgia, a of Charles Luther and Elizabeth B. (Ferrell) Bush, was born

on March 8, 1882 and died October 31, 1942 in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. They

are buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

 

Children of Newton Burman and Georgia Ann (Bush) Radcliffe.

 

22. (1). Harry Bush

 

23.  (2). Tracel Newton            b.Aug 24 1908   d.Aug 27 1908

 

23. (3). Gladys Mable

 

24. (4). Ruby Madeline

 

25. (5). Eugene Denzil

 

 26.  (6). Audrey Elizabeth        b.May 19 1918   d.Jul 16 1921

 

26. (7). Alyce Virginia

 

 27.  (8). Bessie Annabel "Betty"

 

18.CLAUDIUS LANGFORD RADCLIFF   6.HENRY FRANKLIN RATLIFF   2.JAMES

WILLIAM RATLIFF   1.JOHN RATLIFF

 

    Claudius Langford Radcliff, a son of Henry Franklin and Priscilla

(Heline) Ratliff, was born May 2, 1880 and died in September 1966 in

Weston, Lewis County WV. He married Bessie Hollenworth. Bessie was born

about 1897.

    Claudius married Elma Brown March 3, 1928. Elma was born July 23,

1906 in Webster County Wv.

 

Children of Claudius Langford and Bessie (Hollenworth) Radcliff.

 

27. (1). Nellie

 

28. (2). Fred

 

29. (3). Trace Edward

 

Children of Claudius Langford and Elma (Brown) Radcliff.

 

 30. (1). Claudius Langford Jr.

 

 31.  (1). Lenore Macel

 

 32.  (2). Mary Grace

 

 33.  (3). Emma Lee                D.Dec 15 1934   D.Apr 14 1938

 

 34.  (4). Clarence Wilson         b.Oct 20 1936   d.Apr 16 1938

 

 

33.CHARLES WEEDEN RADCLIFF   6.HENRY FRANKLIN RATLIFF   2.JAMES WILLIAM

RATLIFF   1.JOHN RATLIFF

 

    Charles Weeden Radcliff, a son of Henry Franklin and Priscilla

(Heline) Ratliff, was born February 14, 1884 in Ritchie County WV and in

March 1967 in Elyria, Lorain County OH. He married Edith Kathryn Means

October 12, 1912. Edith, a daughter of William and Margaret Elizabeth

(Hurst) Means, was born on February 4, 1887 and She died January 7,

1950.

 

Children of Charles Weeden and Edith Kathryn (Means) Radcliff.

 

35. (1). Blanche Pearl

 

36. (2). Willa Opal

 

37. (3). Charles Virgil

 

 38.  (4). Mildred

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Cotrill, Stella and Elizabeth, "Schoolcraft and Radcliff file"

"Gilmer County WV Marriages"

1880, 1900 Gilmer County WV census