27 Jul 1826, Joel was condemned for marrying out of unity.
They were in Perry Twp, Wayne Co IN in 1840.
Living in Madison Co IN at time of the 1850 Census. There are likely children other than the three living with them in 1850.
1860 Census. Honey Crk Twp, Howard Co IN Hh 96
Joel RATCLIFF and Rachel ADAMSON were married on 27 December 1825 in Wayne County, Indiana.24 Rachel ADAMSON24, daughter of JONATHAN ADAMSON and RUTH WILLIAMS, was born in 1801 in Tennessee.23,25 She died between 1850 and 1860 at the age of 49.25
There are two marriages for a Rachel Adamson in the Wayne Co records. One to Joel Ratcliff on 27 Dec 1825 and one to Ezekiel Lamb on 13 Dec 1829. Apparently this Rachel married Joel Ratcliff. WorldConnect GEDCOM by Linsey H. Naranjo <email@example.com> has Joel Ratliff, but date is 26 Dec 1826.
Joel RATCLIFF and Rachel ADAMSON had the following children: