Nancy P. Goodman's
GENEALOGY AND TENNESSEE
RATLIFF FAMILY 1:
Ratliff family synopsis as of 09/01/1994.
Compiled by Jerry T. Ratliff; 1708 Military Ave.; Omaha, Ne. 68111-3929
[from information given by Mary Ruby (Parker) (Ratliff) Engle, Lynn Haven, Fl. and others.]
Elam Ratliff b. circa 1788.
Shown in Lawrence Co. Tn as a 72 year old male farmer in 1850. m. Elizabeth, who died 06/08/1842
Son, Joseph Ratliff m. Esther Taylor. Shown in Lawrence Co. Tn. as a 55 year old male in 1850. Esther was 57 yrs old. Both born North Carolina.
Joseph b. 01/08/1796 d. 09/12/1880. Esther b. 12/11/1793 and d. 08/14/1859 Lawrence Co. Tn.
Joseph, father of John Noah Ratliff.
John Noah Ratliff, b. 02/11/1818 in North Carolina.
M. #1 to Abagail Haggard (m. 10/15/1840). She d. 04/13/1862. They had 9 children. M.#2 to Elizabeth J. Howard on 09/15/1865 probably Lawrence Co. Tn.
Her parents were Samuel H. Howard and Barbary Ratliff (cousin?)
They had 10 children.
Noah White Ratliff-b. 06/22/1852 , Lawrence Co, Tn. Tennessee- d. 06/05/1944 Johnston Co, Ok. (Tishomingo)
Wife-Martha ( Mattie) Vernon-Tennessee -German
Sons-Charles Elmit Ratliff
William LaFayette ("Fate") Ratliff
John (Noah?) Ratliff
Charles Elmit Ratliff m. Belva Shipman
Charles Vernon Ratliff-Tishomingo, Oklahoma b. 3/12/1915 d. 07/?/1980 Tishomingo, Ok.
Herbert Leon (Bear) Ratliff (my father)- b. 1918, Tishomingo, Ok. Was raised by step-mother, Lillie Ratliff.
Belva Ratliff- Tishomingo, Ok. m. Woodrow Cox.
Had 1 son,
Robert Eugene ("Bobby Gene" Cox)
Second Husband-Jack Duncan-
Janice Duncan and
Alvin Duncan Belva Shipmann-
Brothers, last name Hays or Hayes; one named Jess (Jesse) Hayes.
Last known at Daugherty, Ok.
Herbert Leon (Bear) Ratliff m. Mary Ruby Parker (Tishomingo, Ok.)
Jesse Leon Ratliff b. 4-10-38
Jerry Truman Ratliff b. 10-19-43
Marion Eutine Ratliff b. 4-2-41
Bear's second cousins: last name Triplett. First names unknown.
Charles Vernon Ratliff (Bear's Brother):
Joe Vernon Ratliff
Gerald Elmit (Elmet?) Ratliff
Wayne (?) Ratliff William
LaFayette "Fate" Ratliff (Bear's Uncle):
Son: Grady b. Tishomingo, Ok.
John Ratliff (Bear's Uncle):
John Curtis b. Tishomingo, Ok
Joe (deceased) Kenneth (Killed in Vietnam)
Gilbert Cecil (Killed in Vietnam)
Note on Hayes (Hays) brothers: Some were U.S. Marshalls (Texas Rangers?) Some were outlaws. One relative (Son of Noah?) nicknamed "Babe" Ratliff, killed in Civil War, fought on side of Confederacy.
Anybody having further information on any of the aforementioned family lines, please contact Jerry T. Ratliff at the above address.
See Ratliff Family 2 (Gary Hood's line) at:
GENEALOGY AND TENNESSEE-Ratliff2.html
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