RATCLIFFE  FAMILY  BIBLE 1784 – 1854Submitted by Melissa Ratcliffe Crowe

 

Marriages 

Gideon Ratcliffe, son of John and Mary Ratcliffe was married to Frances Cowles Daughter of Thomas & Mary Cowles November the 12th 1807 

Gideon Ratcliffe was married to Mary S Cowles daughter of James and Alice Cowles the 3rd day of October 1824 

Wm F Pierce, son of John Pierce jun and Susan Pierce married to Mary E Ratcliffe daughter of Gideon Ratcliffe the 3rd day of March 1823 

Wm P Ratcliffe married to Mary M Cummings in Little Rock Arkansas the 11th April 1837

Births 

Gideon Ratcliffe was born November the 1st, 1.7.8.4. 

Frances his wife was born March the 28th 1.7.8.6. 

Mary Edwards Ratcliffe Daughter of Gideon Ratcliffe & Frances his wife was born August the 15th 1808 

William Pleasant Ratcliffe son of Gideon Ratcliffe & Frances his wife was born February the 18  1810 

Richard Henry Ratcliffe Son of Gideon Ratcliffe & Frances his wife was born March the 12th 1.8.1.3. 

Thomas L Douglass Ratcliffe Son of Gideon Ratcliffe and Frances his wife was born the 11th day of August 1815 

Gideon Francis Ratcliffe son of Gideon Ratcliffe and Frances his wife the 20th day of May 1818 

John Wesley Ratcliffe son of Gideon Ratcliffe and Frances his wife was born the 8th day of June 1820 

Births 

John Gideon Pierce son of Wm & Mary Pierce was born the 14th day of Febry 1826 

Wm C Pierce 2nd son of Wm Pierce & Mary Pierce was born the 1st day of Janry 1828 and died the 22nd of Febry (illegible…afternoon?) 

Frances Virginia 1st daughter of Wm & Mary Pierce was born the 1st day of Janry 1829 

Mary Brown Pierce daughter of Wm & Mary Pierce was born the first day of August 1831 in Tennessee 

Children of William P and Mary M Ratcliffe 

John Gideon Ratcliffe was born January 16th A D 1838 

William Cummings Ratcliffe was born Augt 6th A D 1840 

Thomas Ratcliffe was born July 24  1842 

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 John W Ratcliffe married Sarah Frances Reams daughter of Henry and Sarah Reams, 4th November 1848 

Children 

Thomas Walter born 8th Sept 1846 

Edward Mortimer born 7th April 1849 

Anna Pierce born 10th June 185 (illegible…6 or 7) 

Sallie H (illegible…Hope?)      20th 

Oscar Reams  15 July (illegible….1861?) 

Mattie (illegible…North?)  185 (illegible…3?) 

Robert Elisha born June 19th 1866 

Deaths 

Richard Henry Ratcliffe died the (illegible) of November 1814 

Frances Ratcliffe wife of Gideon Ratcliffe Departed this life on Monday May 20  1824 after an illness of (illegible…appears to be 55¾) hours in hope of a joyful (illegible) 

Gideon Ratcliffe departed this life on Friday 3 day of March (illegible)