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John Van Ratcliff
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1844
Catahoula Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1930
Orange
Orange County
Texas, USA

Enlisted in the service of the Confederate States of America, in October, 1861, and served "Honorably" as a "Private" in 11 Tex. Inf Company "A", "Spaight's Battalion", "Cavalry", C.S.A. He was at his time of enlistment a resident of Orange County, Texas. He was "Honorably" discharged from said Confederate service on the 5th day of May, 1865, by Commander Leon Smith 
 
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 Parents:
  John King Ratcliff (1811 - 1876)
  Sina Azzie Lee Ratcliff (1824 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Kate Foreman Ratcliff (1853 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Laura A Ratcliff (1873 - 1875)*
  Maude C Ratcliff Robinson (1874 - 1957)*
  William Van Ratcliff (1876 - 1897)*
  Joseph G. Ratcliff (1879 - 1946)*
  Frances Belle Ratcliff Langston (1881 - 1972)*
  John K Ratcliff (1882 - 1975)*
  Moease Broussard Ratcliff (1883 - 1962)*
  Sidney Charles Ratcliff (1884 - 1958)*
  Odessa Mae Ratcliff Canter (1886 - 1974)*
  Carol Ratcliff Dunlap (1888 - 1973)*
  Novaleen Ratcliff (1896 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leroy E. Ratcliff (1837 - 1913)*
  Ada Elizabeth Ratcliff Willey (1840 - 1919)*
  William Gordon Ratcliff (1842 - 1885)*
  John Van Ratcliff (1844 - 1930)
  Loisan Ratcliff Bolin (1847 - 1863)*
  James S. Ratcliff (1860 - 1926)**
  Eugenia Alice Ratcliff Griffith (1863 - 1940)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Jett Cemetery
Orange
Orange County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: SnL Roots
Record added: Feb 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13428467
John Van Ratcliff
Added by: SnL Roots
 
 
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My 2nd Great Grand Uncle
- Homer King
 Added: Aug. 3, 2014
Thank you for your Confederate service. Your sacrifice is not forgotten
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Oct. 22, 2010

- SnL Roots
 Added: Apr. 11, 2006
 
 
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