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Isaac Ratliff
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Birth: May 19, 1822
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1909
Amo
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA

RATLIFF, ISAAC, was born in Montgomery Co., Ohio, May 19, 1822, and came to Indiana with his father at the age of 6, and settled in Monroe Township, Morgan Co.; his father at that time had only $100 in the world, with this he entered eighty acres of land; for the next thirty years of his life, Mr. Ratliff was principally engaged in grubbing and clearing land, his educational advantages being exceedingly limited and his whole schooling being confined to six months of time, five of which was when he was only 6 years of age. In the year 1842, he married Letha Vase, of Hendricks Co., and commenced housekeeping in Morgan Co., where he remained until 1865, when he removed to Clay Township, Hendricks Co., settling on Sec. 34, his present home; during his residence in Morgan Co., he became the father of five children--Elizabeth, Lydia, Mary E., Joanna and Letha M. Mr. Ratliff has been for many years a consistent member of the Society of Friends. Commencing life in 1842, without a cent, he has by patient industry and sobriety, accumulated a large property. At present, is the owner of 254 acres of the finest land in Hendricks County.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Ratliff (1803 - 1852)
  Sicily Johnson Ratliff (1800 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Leatha Vass Ratliff (1821 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Ratliff Thomas (1845 - 1882)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isaac Ratliff (1822 - 1909)
  Ashley Ratliff (1833 - 1917)*
  R. Wilkerson Ratliff (1835 - 1909)*
  Tipton H. Ratliff (1837 - 1864)*
  Moses Ratcliff (1843 - 1899)*
  Aaron Ratliff (1843 - 1865)*
  Polly Ratliff Curtis (1845 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Husband of Elizabeth (Leatha) Heather Vass; son of John Ratliff & Siscilla Johnson; Occupation - farmer, merchant; Religion - Society of Friends
 
Burial:
Amo Cemetery
Amo
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Kara
Record added: May 08, 2007
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- J.Sullivan
 Added: Jul. 10, 2008
Oh, 2nd great granduncle, rest in peace.............
- Kara
 Added: May. 8, 2007
 
 
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