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From: Barry Wetherington <>
Subject: [RATLIFF] early Radcliffes to early US settlers
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2000 23:55:30 -0400
References: <200008121101.e7CB19b12278@lists5.rootsweb.com>


Hi Wm & Dan,
Thanks for your insights. Here is a connection of very early Radcliffes to early US settlers.
http://www.tiac.net/users/pmcbride/rfc/gw49.htm

1643 Ann Radcliffe established the first scholarship at Harvard.
(SFC, 4/21/99, p.A2)
http://members.theglobe.com/algis/states/massachuset.html

I'm still looking for 1800s Ratliff connections in GA/FL.
1 Redding Ratliff
2 Jim Ratliff
+Clarky Marie Kimbrel
3 Alexander G Ratliff 1852 - 1885
+Sarah Elizabeth Smith 1846 - 1927
4 Ethel Ella Ratliff 1882 -
+James Barnie Wetherington 1876 - 1941
4 Remer Granvill Ratliff 1876 -
4 Jeremiah Westly Ratliff 1878 -
4 Daisy Lee Ratliff 1882 -
4 Jonah Linton Ratliff 1884 - 1947

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> Subject: Re: [RATLIFF]Ratliff from my old notes
> Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 14:59:05 -0700
> From: "Dan" <>
> To:
>
> Ratliffs came directly from Enland & settled at Jamestown. Early spelling
> Radcliffe. John S was a founding father of Buchanan Co & donor of land for
> the county seat. John M one time Treasurer & mbr House of Delegates. John m
> m Polly Ann Ward & had ch Milton B, Mattie Nash, Nannie Yost m John Mont
> Yost of Pikeville.
> Old Shack Ratliff, early pioneer, once lived at mouth of Pistol &
> postofffice of Shack's Mill named for him.
> He moved to Washington Co near Abingdon, rode in his buggy to Bristol &
> back. His son John R m & raised family near Abbingdon & Bristol. 22 of his
> sons were George & Sylvester.
> =========================================
> Can any one add or subtract to help this file grow a little more ?
>
> Dan
>
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> Subject: Re: [RATLIFF]Ratliff from my old notes
> Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 15:03:11 -0700
> From: "Dan" <>
> To:
>
> Here is some more I would like to expand on.
> ===================================
> Sources: 1860 Contrary Branch, Buchanan Co, VA. "Virginia & Virginians" by
> Brock.
> "Matney Connections" by Kindig, Neis, & Nyberg. Desc: Karr Ross.
>
> 16.291 John Matney, 16.292 Jane E, 16.293 Lucinda, 16.294 Rebecca, 16.295
> Lorinda, 16.296 Howard M, 16.297 Richard, 16.298 Jefferson M, 16.299 Nancy,
> 16.29a Eliza R, 16.29b Mary, 16.29c Henry A, 16.29d Margaret, 16.29e
> Charles.
>
> 16.291 John Matney RATLIFF, b 25 Dec 1828 Tazewell Co, VA, d 21 Jun 1891. m
> Eleanor WARD 25 Jul 1852.
>
> 16.292 Jane E RATLIFF, b 1830, d prior 1888. m William Lafayette HUBBEL,
>
> 16.293 Lucinda RATLIFF, b 2 Oct 1832 Tazewell Co, VA, d 20 OOct 1887
> Washington Co, VA. m Meshack S RAT(C)LIFF 31 Jan 1850.He b 20 Mar 1834
> Claypool Hill, Tazewell Co, VA, d 1 Mar 1922 Abingdon, VA, s/o Richard &
> Lydia RAT(C)LIFF, Lydia d/o John & Lottie (WHITE) RATLIFF.
> He organized Co G 10th KY Cavalry, CSA, Capt.
>
> 16.2931 Shadrack M, 16.2932 John R, 16.2933 Lydia Jane, 16.2934 James Muncy,
> 16.2935 Mary Elizabeth, 16.2936 George W, 16.2937 Augustus Floyd, 16.2938
> Margaret Z, 16.2939 Sylvester, 16.293a Vandy V, 16.293b Louisa M.
>
> 16.2931 Shadrack M RATLIFF, b 5 Jan 1850 Richlands, Tazewell Co, VA, d by
> 1888.
> m Nannie J SAMPLE 27 Jun 1872 New Garden, Russell Co, VA. She d/o James &
> Elizabeth (HERNDON) SAMPLE.
>
> 16.29311 Mary Lucinda, 16.29312 Eva Elizabeth, 16.29313 Maggie Florence,
> 16.29314 Barbara Angie, 16.23915 James.
>
> 16.2932 John R RATLIFF, b abt 1852.
>
> 16.29321 Perry Glen RATLIFF,
>
> 16.2933 Lydia Jane RATLIFF, b abt 1854, dec'd by 1888.
>
> 16.2934 James Muncy RATLIFF, b abt 1856.
>
> 16.2935 Mary Elizabeth RATLIFF, b 25 Dec 1857 Tazewell Co, VA, d 26 Mar 1932
> San Jose, CA. m Issac Smith ROSS 2 Oct 1872. He b 11 Dec 1853
> Goodson,Washington Co, VA, d 9 Oct 1916 Brooklyn, NY.
>
> 16.29351 George Stewart ROSS, b 22 Sep 1874 Buchanan Co, VA, d 3 Jul 1956
> near Stillwater, OK. m Barbara Elizabeth KARR 27 Oct 1907. She b 15 Feb 1877
> Meeker Co, MO, d 15 Aug 1958 Stillwater,OK, d/o John Doyle & Ann (AVERY)
> KARR.
>
> 16.293511 Karr ROSS , b 4 Jun 1916 Oklahoma City, OK. m Margaret Elizabeth
> MERCER 4 Oct 1947. She b 10 Jul 1923 Dunnevirk, N.Z.
> Res 3048 Sycamore Ave, Merced, CA 95340.
>
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> Subject: Re: [RATLIFF]Ratliff from my old notes
> Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2000 18:17:17 +0000
> From: william leslie <>
> To:
>
> Dan wrote:
>
> > Ratliffs came directly from Enland & settled at Jamestown. Early spelling
> > Radcliffe. John S was a founding father of Buchanan Co & donor of land for
> > the county seat. John M one time Treasurer & mbr House of Delegates. John m
> > m Polly Ann Ward & had ch Milton B, Mattie Nash, Nannie Yost m John Mont
> > Yost of Pikeville.
> > Old Shack Ratliff, early pioneer, once lived at mouth of Pistol &
> > postofffice of Shack's Mill named for him.
> > He moved to Washington Co near Abingdon, rode in his buggy to Bristol &
> > back. His son John R m & raised family near Abbingdon & Bristol. 22 of his
> > sons were George & Sylvester.
> > =========================================
> > Can any one add or subtract to help this file grow a little more ?
> >
> > Dan
> >
>
> Dan,
>
> I saw your message above on the RATLIFF mail list and I was wondering if you
> had anything on the RATLIFFs who came into this country through Maryland? As
> best as I can determine, my earliest immigrant ancestor was Robert RATLIFF b.
> abt 1690 in Sussex, England d. abt 1738/1739 in Prince George's County, MD. He
> married Mary TOUCHSTONE.
>
> If you have anything on this line I would be most interested.
>
> Emme Ratcliff Leslie


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