JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Richard Ratliff

(The following information was taken from: FACTS AND FOLKS A HISTORY OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS.  
Published by Jefferson County Historical Society 1968)

Ratliff, Richard and Rattliff, Hetty 

Richard Ratliff and four brothers came from western Virginia, via Kentucky to settle scattered areas 
of Illinois.  Richard, born 1792 and Hethy Miller, born 1797, were married in Kentucky.  They settled in 
Gallatin County in 1818, where their only child, Wesley, was born.  
(This book lists Richard’s wife as Hethy in several places, the stone lists her name as Hetty)



Source: 
Date: 6-26-1872
Submitted by; Ken Richardson



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