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Elijah RATLIFF

Male 1840 - 1902  (62 years)


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  • Name Elijah RATLIFF 
    Born 25 Jul 1840 
    • The 1900 census gives his birthdate as July 1837.
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Dec 1850  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Subdivision 17 
    • John Ratliff, age 49, Farmer, born in Georgia, value of real estate - $1000; cannot read and write
      Phereby Ratliff, age 49, born in Georgia, cannot read and write
      Wm. Ratliff, age 19, born in Alabama, Farmer
      Nelly Ratliff, age 14, born in Alabama
      John Ratliff, age 11, born in Alabama
      Elijah Ratliff, age 9, born in Alabama
      Louiza Ratliff, age 7, born in Alabama
      Lavina Young, age 2, born in Alabama
    Census 20 Jun 1860  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Western Division 

    • Elisha Ratliff, age 20, born in Alabama; farm laborer with personal property valued at $50
      Adaline Ratliff, age 19, born in Georgia
      William P. Ratliff, age 1, born in Alabama
    Military 1861  [3
    • Elijah enlisted 23 September 1861 at Blountsville; he served with Company C, 29th Regiment Alabama "Avalanche Company", under Capt. Wm. Henry Musgrove.
    Census 17 Jun 1870  Franklin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Township 6, Range 12 

    • Elijah Ratliff, age 29, born in Alabama; works on farm
      Sarah Ratliff, age 30, born in South Carolina
      William Ratliff, age 11, born in Alabama
      Elijah Ratliff, age 8, born in Alabama
      James Ratliff, age 5, born in Alabama
      Joshua Ratliff, age 5, born in Alabama
      Daniel Ratliff, age 2, born in Alabama
      Henry Ratliff, age 11 months, born June 1869 in Alabama
      John Wilson, age 13, born in Georgia; works on farm
    Census 21 Jun 1880  Hanceville, Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

    • Elijah Ratliff, age 38, born in Alabama, mill operator
      Sarah A. Ratliff, age 43, born in South Carolina
      Elijah J. Ratliff, age 17, born in Alabama; works on railroad
      James A. Ratliff, age 14, born in Alabama; wagoneer
      Joshua P. Ratliff, age 13, born in Alabama; at home
      Daniel M. Ratliff, age 10, born in Alabama; at school
      Henry S. Ratliff, age 9, born in Alabama; at home
      Martin Ratliff, age 8, born in Alabama
    Census 2 Jun 1900  Hanceville, Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6

    • Elijah Ratliff, age 62, born July 1837 in Alabama, both parents born in Tennessee; miller; married 42 years
      Sarah A. Ratliff, age 64, born January 1836 in South Carolina, father born in South Carolina, mother born in Tennessee; mother of 9 children, 7 of whom are living
      Daisy C. Ratliff, age 15, adopted daughter, born January 1885 in Alabama, both parents born in Alabama
    Died 7 Dec 1902  Cullman County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I122  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 May 2009 

    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  [7
    • License was issued on July 21, 1820.
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah Adaline MCPHERSON,   b. Abt 1841, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Mar 1857  [8
    Children 
     1. William P. RATLIFF,   b. Abt 1859, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elijah J. RATLIFF,   b. Abt 1862, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. James A. RATLIFF,   b. Jul 1864, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Joshua P. RATLIFF,   b. Abt 1865, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1937, Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     5. Daniel Moses RATLIFF,   b. Abt 1868, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1936, Tarrant, Jefferson County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     6. Henry S. RATLIFF,   b. Jun 1869, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Martin RATLIFF,   b. Abt 1872, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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    Subdivision 17 - 2 Dec 1850 - Blount County, Alabama
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    Western Division - 20 Jun 1860 - Blount County, Alabama
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    Township 6, Range 12 - 17 Jun 1870 - Franklin County, Alabama
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Jun 1880 - Hanceville, Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Jun 1900 - Hanceville, Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Dec 1902 - Cullman County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S631] Alabama, Blount - 1850 - John Ratliff family.

    2. [S2766] Alabama, Blount - 1860 - Elisha Ratliff.

      {Elisha Ratliff, age 20, born in Alabama; farm laborer with personal property valued at $50
      Adaline Ratliff, age 19, born in Georgia
      William P. Ratliff, age 1, born in Alabama}


    3. [S2765] Alabama, Blount - Website - Military, Entry for Elijah Ratliff.
      {RATLIFF, Elijah - born 1839, son of John A. and Phereby (Hopper) Ratliff. Enlisted 23 Sept. 1861 at Blountsville. On furlough May and June 1863. Married Sarah A. McPherson 16 March 1857.}


    4. [S2767] Alabama, Franklin - 1870 - Elijah Ratliff.

      {Elijah Ratliff, age 29, born in Alabama; works on farm
      Sarah Ratliff, age 30, born in South Carolina
      William Ratliff, age 11, born in Alabama
      Elijah Ratliff, age 8, born in Alabama
      James Ratliff, age 5, born in Alabama
      Joshua Ratliff, age 5, born in Alabama
      Daniel Ratliff, age 2, born in Alabama
      Henry Ratliff, age 11 months, born June 1869 in Alabama
      John Wilson, age 13, born in Georgia; works on farm}


    5. [S2768] Alabama, Blount - 1880 - Elijah Ratliff.

      {Elijah Ratliff, age 38, born in Alabama, mill operator
      Sarah A. Ratliff, age 43, born in South Carolina
      Elijah J. Ratliff, age 17, born in Alabama; works on railroad
      James A. Ratliff, age 14, born in Alabama; wagoneer
      Joshua P. Ratliff, age 13, born in Alabama; at home
      Daniel M. Ratliff, age 10, born in Alabama; at school
      Henry S. Ratliff, age 9, born in Alabama; at home
      Martin Ratliff, age 8, born in Alabama}


    6. [S2769] Alabama, Blount - 1900 - Elijah Ratliff.

      {Elijah Ratliff, age 62, born July 1837 in Alabama, both parents born in Tennessee; miller; married 42 years
      Sarah A. Ratliff, age 64, born January 1836 in South Carolina, father born in South Carolina, mother born in Tennessee; mother of 9 children, 7 of whom are living
      Daisy C. Ratliff, age 15, adopted daughter, born January 1885 in Alabama, both parents born in Alabama}


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

    8. [S2] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Entry for Elijah Ratliff and Sarah McPherson.


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