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52. John RATCLIFF was born on 6 December 1798 in Chatham County, North Carolina. He died on 12 August 1859 at the age of 60 in Cadiz, Henry County, Indiana.

FindAGrave.com. Buried Cadiz Friends Cemetery, Cadiz, Henry Co, IN
died at age 60y, 8m, 6d

1850 Census. Harrison Twp, Henry Co, IN, Hh 236
John Ratcliff, 51, Farmer, b. NC
Sarah, 47, b. Tenn
Ann, 25, b. Ohio
Abner, 19, b. Ohio
John, 8, b. IN
Elizabeth Kendall, 7, b. IN

John RATCLIFF and Sarah DICKEY were married on 1 May 1828 in Clinton County, Ohio. Sarah DICKEY was born in 1803. She died in 1890 at the age of 87 in Henry County, Indiana.

1870 Census. Honey Creek, Howard Co, IN, Hh 76
Abner Ratcliff, 39, b. Ohio, Farmer
Clarissa, 33, b. IN
Harvey, 13, Matilda, 11. Edwin 10, Isaac R. 8. Louisa 6. Charlie 5. Sarah 2. Hannah 2. Willie, 7 months, b. Feb. - all b. IN
Sarah Ratcliff, 66, b. VA
Hannah Pressnell, 24, b. IN
Hannah Presnell, 56, b. Ohio


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Old Stone: Sarah Ratcliff: 1803 -1890
Spiceland Friends Cemetery, Spiceland, Henry Co, IN

John RATCLIFF and Sarah DICKEY had the following children:

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Ann RATCLIFF was born in 1829 in Ohio.

Married name was Bond.

Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959 on FamilySearch.org:
Ann Ratcliff married Aaron M. Bond, 16 Jan 1853. Date of License: 14 Jan 1853. Henry Co, IN. James Brown, JP, officiated.

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Abner RATCLIFF was born on 29 May 1831 in Ohio. He died on 24 September 1907 at the age of 76 in Fairmount, Benton County, Arkansas.

Descendant of Abner sent a photo of a Bible page that appears to have been charred in a fire - it contains dates for Abner, Clarissa and their children.

Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959, FamilySearch.org.
Abner "Ratliff" to Clarissa Pressnall, married 16 March 1856. ?James Cooper officiated. Licensed issued on 14th of March.

1860 Census. Cadiz P.O., Harrison Twp, Henry Co, IN, Hh 149
Abner Ratliff, 29, Farmer, b. Ohio
Tenessa, 23, b. IN
Harvey 4,
Matilda 2
Edom, age 6 months

1870 Census. Honey Creek, Howard Co, IN, Hh 76
Abner Ratcliff, 39, b. Ohio, Farmer
Clarissa, 33, b. IN
Harvey, 13, Matilda, 11. Edwin 10, Isaac R. 8. Louisa 6. Charlie 5. Sarah 2. Hannah 2. Willie, 7 months, b. Feb. - all b. IN
Sarah Ratcliff, 66, b. VA
Hannah Pressnell, 24, b. IN
Hannah Presnell, 56, b. Ohio

1880 Census. Rutland, Montgomery Co, Kansas. Hh 198
Abner "Ratliff", age 49, b. Ohio
Clarisa, 43, wife, b. IN as were all the children
Matilda, 21, dau. Edom, 20, son. Isaac B., 18, son. Louisa 16, dau. Charles 15, son. Sarah J., 12, dau. Hannah J., 12, dau. Cora, 9, dau.

FindAGrave.com
RATCLIFF, Abner - Uncle Abner Ratcliff died Tuesday morning at his home about one and a half miles southwest of Fairmount and was buried Wednesday at the Lone Elm Cemetery. He was about seventy-five years old, a highly respected citizen and a member of the religious society of Friends. He leaves a wife, nine children and a number of grandchildren to mourn his deceased. [Gentry Journal-Advance - Gentry, Benton County, Arkansas - September 27, 1907]

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John RATCLIFF was born in 1842 in Indiana.