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 Joshua Wilson Ratliff

Joshua Wilson Ratliff

Montgomery County, Kentucky, USA
Death 31 May 1925 (aged 76)
Wellington, Collingsworth County, Texas, USA
Burial Wheatland, Hardeman County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 17740626 · View Source
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Son of William Ratliff b: Dec 18, 1822 in VA d: Jan 26, 1898 in KY, buried in the Benson Methodist Cem, Harrison Co., KY and Mary Ann "Polly" Lawson (great-grand-daughter of William "The Scottish Rebel" & Rebecca Lawson), b: Aug 31, 1827/9 in KY; d: Mar 11, 1890 in Harrison Co., KY

He married Mary Ann "Polly" Collinsworth, July 10, 1872 in KY. She was the d/o James Irvin Collinsworth & Nancy Kilgore.

Children of Wilson & Polly Ratliff

1. William Harvey Ratliff b: May 10, 1873 in KY d: November 27, 1873 in KY

2. Robert Irwin Ratliff b: June 1874 in KY, m. Hannah Lawson in Round Rock TX

3. Count Zenzendorf Ratliff b: March 16, 1876 in Harrison Co., KY d: November 10, 1953 in Tarrant Co., TX, m. Edna Ester Jones May 20, 1899

4. Maude Ratliff b: October 22, 1877 Harrison Co. KY d: January 25, 1939, Weir Cemetery (Williamson Co TX) (The "e" at the end of her name is missing from her headstone), m. Drury Henly Clinkscales

5. Mortimer Whitehead Ratliff, b: October 22, 1879 d: June 04, 1941, m. Mary Marie Starnes Ratliff, widow of his brother.

6. Levi Sandy Ratliff b: October 13, 1881 (Sgt.~ Spanish American War); d. Jan 26, 1971, Cranfills Gap Cemetery, Hamilton Co., TX. m. 1st-Leah Holden, 2nd-Molinda "Linda" Jane Million.

7. Rhoda Hiner Ratliff b: May 26, 1885, d: Mar 20, 1963, m. Elvin Benjamin "Ben" Noack Both buried in the Nubbin Ridge Cem.

8. James "Jim" Anderson Ratliff b: July 31, 1889, Williamson Co., TX; d: Aug 24, 1952, Iredell, Bosque Co., TX; buried in Nubbin Ridge Cemetery, Hood Co., TX

9. Annie Elizabeth Ratliff b: February 05, 1891 in TX, m. Sam Newman

10. John Wesley Ratliff b: April 23, 1895 in TX d: November 11, 1921 in TX m. Mary Marie Starnes

Joshua & Mary Ann came to Williamson Co., Texas in 1887.




  • Maintained by: Texas History Hunter
  • Originally Created by: Troy
  • Added: 29 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17740626
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua Wilson Ratliff (18 Jan 1849–31 May 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17740626, citing Goodlett Cemetery, Wheatland, Hardeman County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Texas History Hunter (contributor 46901840) .