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73. Thomas E. RATCLIFF was born on 28 April 1803 in Chatham County, North Carolina. He died on 6 March 1890 at the age of 86 in Howard County, Indiana.

Thomas was married (1) to Tamer Kenworthy, 17 Mar 1825, Highland Co, OH. Tamer was the daughter of Elisha & Mary Kenworthy, formerly of the Cane Creek MM in Chatham Co NC. Tamer was b. 1 Jul 1805 and d. 23 nov 1845, age 40h 4m 22d and buried at Fetterling Cemetery beside the Turtle Creek Friends Meeting House, Highland Co, OH.

Thomas married (2) to Elizabeth Chaney, 25 Aug 1847, Highland Co; and (3) to Jane McKibben, 14 Oct 1852, also in Highland Co.
Thomas is buried Russiaville Cemetery, Howard Co, IN

1850 Census. Union Twp, Highland, Ohio
Thomas Ratcliff, age 46, b. NC
Elizabeth, 38, b. Ohio, as were all the children.
Rachel, 19. Louisa 16. Seth 15. Malinda 12. William A. 9. Thomas B. Ratcliff 7.
Marion Chaney, male, 14. William B. Chaney, 7.

1860 Census. Honey Creek Twp, Howard, IN, Hh 43
Thomas E. Ratcliff, 57, b. NC
Jane, 42, b. Ohio
Malinda, 20, Miliner, b. OH
William, 19, b. OH
John Fry, 20, Tanner, b. IN
Where was the child Emma in 1860?

1870 Census. Russiaville, Honey Creek Twp, Howard, IN, Hh 5
Thomas E. Ratcliff, 67, Drug Merchant, b. NC
Jane, 55, b. Ohio
Emma C., 15, b. Ohio

1880 Census. Honey Creek Twp, Howard, IN, Hh 29
Thos. E. Ratcliff, 77, Retired Merchant
Jane, 64, wife

Thomas E. RATCLIFF and Tamar KENWORTHY were married on 17 March 1825 in Highland County, Ohio. Tamar KENWORTHY, daughter of Elisha KENWORTHY and Mary [KENWORTHY], was born on 1 July 1805. She died on 23 November 1845 at the age of 40 in Highland County, Ohio.