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Joshua RATLIFF

Male 1820 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Joshua RATLIFF 
    Born 1820  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • John Ratliff head of household:
      3 males under age 5: [Thomas, Jeremiah, ?]
      2 males age 5-10: [Joshua, James]
      1 male age 20-30: [John]
      2 females under age 5: [Mary, Barbary]
      1 female age 5-10: [Sarah]
      1 female age 20-30: [Pherobia]
    Land Grant 10 Sep 1838  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    40.42 acres 
    • This land was described as the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 34, Township 11 South, Range 1 West (Huntsville Meridian), Blount County, Alabama.

      It is possible that this is Joshua Ratliff, b. 1789, son of Jeremiah Ratliff.
    Land Grant 1 Aug 1839  Cullman County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    40.02 acres 
    • Joshua Ratliff was described "of Blount County". This land was described as the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 32, Township 9 South, Range 2 West (Huntsville Meridian), Cullman County, Alabama.

      It is possible that this is Joshua Ratliff, b. 1789, son of Jeremiah Ratliff.
    Land Purchase 27 Jan 1849  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    John Ratliff Sr. 
    • The land was described as 60 acres in Blount County, described as the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township Eleven, Range 1 West, including an additional 20 acres of land in Section 33. The description of this additional 20 acres was not clear to me, so I did not include it.

      Pherobia (Feberby) Ratliff joined in the deed.
    Census 2 Dec 1850  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Subdivision 17 
    • Joshua Ratliff, age 29, Farmer, value of real estate - $150, born in Alabama
      Lucretia Ratliff, age 38, born in South Carolina (although this was somewhat hard to read)
      Wm. Ratliff, age 8, born in Alabama
      Phereby Ratliff, age 6, born in Alabama
      John Ratliff, age 4, born in Alabama
      Lugana Ratliff, age 3, born in Alabama
      Jas. Ratliff, age 2 months, born in Alabama
      December 2, 1850 enumeration date
    Land Sale Jan 1851  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Jeremiah Ratliff 
    • The land was described as 60 acres in Blount County, described as the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township Eleven, Range 1 West, including an additional 20 acres of land in Section 33. The description of this additional 20 acres was not clear to me, so I did not include it.

      Lucretia Ratliff joined in the conveyance.
    Census 1855  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Joshua Ratliff head of household:
      3 males under age 21: [William, John, James]
      1 male over age 21: [Joshua]
      3 females under age 21: [Phereby, Lugana, Nancy]
      1 female over age 21: [Lucretia]

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    Land Grant 1 Mar 1858  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    80.09 acres 
    • This land was described as the South half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 5, Township 12 South, Range 3 East (Huntsville Meridian), Blount County, Alabama.
    Military Between 10 Apr 1862 and 15 May 1862  [9
    48th Alabama Infantry, Company F 
    • A Josh Ratliff, age 35, married, enlisted as a Corporal in the Alabama Infantry, Co. F, 48th Ala, Inf. Reg on April 10, 1862. His residence was given as Blountsville.
    Census 1870  Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Joshua Ratliff, age 49, occupation - blacksmith, value of personal property - $150, born in Alabama
      Frances Ratliff, age 28, occupation - keeping house, born in South Carolina
      Rebecca Ratliff, age 12, at home, born in Alabama
      Eliza Ratliff, age 10, at home, born in Alabama
      Edward Ratliff, age 7, born in Alabama
      Obadiah Ratliff, age 2, born in Alabama
      family - #560:
      Sarah Irvins, age 22, occupation - keeping house, born in Alabama
      Georgiana Irvins, age 1, born in Alabama
      Enumeration Date - August 26, 1870
    Census 1880  Morgan County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Joshua Ratliff, age 58, married, occupation - Blacksmith, born in Alabama, both parents born in Tennessee
      Frances Ratliff, age 38, wife, married, occupation - housekeeping, born in South Carolina, father born in Virginia, mother born in South Carolina
      Edward J. Ratliff, age 16, son, occupation - works on farm, born in Alabama, father born in Alabama, mother born in South Carolina
      Charles Ratliff, age 10, son, occupation - works on farm, born in Alabama, father born in Alabama, mother born in South Carolina
      Mary Ratliff, age 9, daughter, at home, born in Alabama, father born in Alabama, mother born in South Carolina
      Rosa S. Ratliff, age 5, daughter, born in Alabama, father born in Alabama, mother born in South Carolina
      Maggie D. Ratliff, age 1, daughter, born in Alabama, father born in Alabama, mother born in South Carolina
      Enumeration Date - June 3, 1880
    Land Grant 12 Mar 1890  Morgan County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    78.98 acres 
    • This land was described as the North Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 8, Township 7 South, Range 4 West (Huntsville Meridian), Morgan County, Alabama.
    Pension Applica 27 Jun 1891  [13
    Morgan Co., AL 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I103  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2015 

    Father John RATLIFF,   b. 1801, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1864, Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Pherobia HOPPER,   b. Est 1801, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Mar 1864  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1820  Jefferson County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • License was issued on July 21, 1820.
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Lucretia HARRIS,   b. 1812, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 May 1856  (Age < 44 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1841  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • A transcription of the marriage record gives Lucretia's name as "Lucretia Hamp". No one has been able to find any evidence of a "Hamp" marriage, and the evidence seems convincing to me that Lucretia's maiden name was Harris. At this time, I have chosen not to record a prior marriage for Lucretia - it appears she was living with her sister Jane Brown and mother Elizabeth Harris in the 1840 census.
    Children 
     1. William RATLIFF,   b. 1842, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Pheriba E. RATLIFF,   b. 1844, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. John J. RATLIFF,   b. 1845, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908  (Age 63 years)
     4. Lugana RATLIFF,   b. 1847, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. James Thomas RATLIFF,   b. 14 Apr 1850, Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1929, Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +6. Nancy J. RATLIFF,   b. 12 Oct 1853, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1877, Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Kesiah FOSTER,   d. Bef 26 Oct 1859 
    Married 15 May 1856  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Children 
    +1. Rebecca RATLIFF,   b. 1858, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1886 and 1891  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F820  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Frances BRAWLEY,   b. 1842, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 26 Oct 1859  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Children 
    +1. Eliza Adeline RATLIFF,   b. 1860, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1933  (Age 73 years)
     2. Edward RATLIFF,   b. 1864, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1887  (Age < 23 years)
     3. Obadiah RATLIFF,   b. 1868, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880  (Age < 12 years)
    +4. Charles RATLIFF,   b. 1870, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Mary RATLIFF,   b. 22 Mar 1871, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1969, Grapevine, Tarrant County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     6. Martha RATLIFF,   b. 22 Mar 1871,   d. Abt 1875  (Age 3 years)
    +7. Rosa Lula RATLIFF,   b. 6 Dec 1874, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1960, Trinidad, Henderson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     8. Maggie D. RATLIFF,   b. 1879, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1881  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F771  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1820 - Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 40.42 acres - 10 Sep 1838 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 40.02 acres - 1 Aug 1839 - Cullman County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1841 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - John Ratliff Sr. - 27 Jan 1849 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Subdivision 17 - 2 Dec 1850 - Blount County, Alabama
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Sale - Jeremiah Ratliff - Jan 1851 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1855 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1856 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 80.09 acres - 1 Mar 1858 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1859 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Morgan County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 78.98 acres - 12 Mar 1890 - Morgan County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Thought to be Joshua Ratliff & Frances Brawley Ratliff
    Thought to be Joshua Ratliff & Frances Brawley Ratliff

    Documents
    Marriage Record - Joshua Ratliff & Lucretia Harris
    Marriage Record - Joshua Ratliff & Lucretia Harris

  • Notes 
    • Joshua's granddaughter, Lucile Ratliff, thought that he was buried near Huntsville, Texas.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3825] Alabama, Blount - 1830 - roll 1, page 13; line 5; John Ratliff household.

      Details:
      John Ratliff head of household:
      3 males under age 5: [Thomas, Jeremiah, ?]
      2 males age 5-10: [Joshua, James]
      1 male age 20-30: [John]
      2 females under age 5: [Mary, Barbary]
      1 female age 5-10: [Sarah]
      1 female age 20-30: [Pherobia]

    2. [S71] Bureau of Land Management, Joshua Ratliff patentee, Accession/Serial #AL3550_.296 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S71] Bureau of Land Management, Joshua Ratliff, Accession/Serial # AL3600_.231 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S367] Alabama, Blount County - Deed Book G, pages 250-251 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S632] Alabama, Blount - 1850 - Joshua Ratliff family.

    6. [S367] Alabama, Blount County - Deed Book G, page 443 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S359] Alabama - 1855 Census.

    8. [S71] Bureau of Land Management, Joshua Ratliff, Accession/Serial #: AL3800_.499; accessed 2006. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S363] Alabama - Confederate Pension Application - Joshua Ratliff, Confederate Military Record (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S11] Alabama, Morgan - 1870 - Joshua Ratliff Family (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S12] Alabama, Morgan - 1880 - Joshua Ratliff (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S71] Bureau of Land Management, Joshua Ratliff Accession/Serial # AL4110_.341; accessed 2006. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S363] Alabama - Confederate Pension Application - Joshua Ratliff, Application for Pension under the Act approved February 13, 1891 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S2] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Entry for John Ratliff & Fereby Hopper (Reliability: 2).

    15. [S352] Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920, Entry for Joshua Ratliff and Lucretia Hamp (Reliability: 2).
      They were married by a Justice of the Peace.

    16. [S352] Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920, Entry for Joshua Ratliff and Kesiah Foster (Reliability: 2).
      Joshua Ratlif and Kesiah Foster married 15 May 1856 by a Minister of the Gospel

    17. [S352] Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920, Entry for Joshua Ratliff and Frances Brawley (Reliability: 2).
      They were married by a Justice of the Peace.


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