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Permelia Tennessee Craft Ratliff
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1835
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1929
Paris
Lamar County
Texas, USA

Permelia was a native of Kentucky and came to Texas when a child with her parents William Craft and Elizabeth Keen. They settled in Lamar County near Glory. She married Robert Ratliff of Alabama on May 19, 1859 in Lamar County and together raised 11 children, 9 of which still survive(as of her death). She lost her husband in 1885.

She was the grandmother of Paris resident, Mrs. Claude Councill, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. O. W. Ludwick in Paris Friday, Nov. 29 at 8:45 a.m. after an illness of 15 years.
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Son John L. Ratliff, born July 4 1866, died Feb 2, 1955 in Spartanburg, S.C., burial location not known.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Craft (1796 - 1872)
  Elizabeth B. Craft (1804 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Ratliff (1812 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Alice Belle Ratliff Medlin (1860 - 1902)*
  Jefferson Davis Ratliff (1861 - 1939)*
  Michael Craft Ratliff (1864 - 1955)*
  Thomas J Ratliff (1868 - 1939)*
  Mary L. Ratliff Ludwick (1870 - 1950)*
  James Harvey Ratliff (1872 - 1951)*
  Mattye Permelia Ratliff Deweese (1874 - 1971)*
  Ulalee Ratliff (1876 - 1958)*
  George Clabourne Ratliff (1878 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Permelia Tennessee Craft Ratliff (1835 - 1929)
  Celestial M Craft Baugh (1838 - 1923)*
  Mary Elizabeth Light Craft Kirkpatrick (1838 - 1933)*
  Isabella Craft Ward (1842 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Friendship Cemetery
Biardstown
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Northwest Section
 
Created by: Kathy Leach
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64276823
Permelia Tennessee <i>Craft</i> Ratliff
Added by: Mary Hall Ferguson
 
Permelia Tennessee <i>Craft</i> Ratliff
Added by: Mary Hall Ferguson
 
Permelia Tennessee <i>Craft</i> Ratliff
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Added by: Carole Curry
 
 
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~FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS~
- Christy and Chad Craft
 Added: Apr. 1, 2016
She was the daughter of William Craft #38242383 and Elizabeth B Keen #38242289
- Brenda Howard
 Added: Jul. 6, 2013
 
 
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