Williamson Co. TNMy great, great grandfather was Gideon Ratcliffe. He came to Williamson County in 1827 and died there in 1854. I am attaching a copy of Gideon's Will, his Bible and a copy of the burials in the Ratcliffe Cemetery (which is in Williamson County). I would be glad to correspond with anybody seeking information about this family. I am: Melissa Ratcliffe Crow and my e-mail address is email@example.com .
From Williamson County, Tennessee's Directory of BURIALS, Volume I, Williamson County Preservation of Records:
LEDBETTER, Elizabeth G.; Wife of Rev. Rufus Ledbetter; B.
Nov. 7, 1804; D. Mar. 20, 1873
LEDBETTER, Rev. Rufus; B. Mar.
6, 1800; D. June 27, 1864; (He was from his youth a member of the Methodist E. Church and for more than forty
years a minister of the gospel of Christ)
RATCLIFFE, Francis G.; B. May
20, 1818; D. Sept. 7, 1884.
RATCLIFFE, Gideon; B. in James
City Co., Va., Nov. 1, 1781; D. Mar. 3, 1854.
RATCLIFFE, James Robert; Son of F. G. and M. P. Ratcliffe;
B. Nov. 6, 1849; D. July 31, 1853.
RATCLIFFE, Leah Jamina; 3rd wife of Francis G.
Ratcliffe; B. Sept. 7, 1827; Married Dec. 31st, 1873; D. Feb. 6, 1906.
RATCLIFFE, Martha P. Reams; 1st wife of Francis
G. Ratcliffe; B. Nov. 3, 1818; M: Aug. 22, 1842; D. Nov. 9, 1861.
RATCLIFFE, Mary C. (Cowles); B.
April 6, 1786; D. --- 1861.
RATCLIFFE, Thomas Walter; Son of J. W. and S. F. Ratcliffe;
B. ---; D. July 1862; Age 15 yrs. 10 mons.; This child was son of J. W. Ratcliffe and
Sarah Francis Reams, sister of Martha Reams Ratcliffe.
RATCLIFFE, Wm. Henry; Son of F.
G. and Martha P. Ratcliffe; Confederate
Soldier "B" Co. Holman's Ba,; B. Sept 18, 1845; D. Nov. 24,
SCALES, Mary Ratcliffe; Wife of P. D. Scales; B. March 14,
1852; D. Nov., 18, 1887.
SCALES, Pleasant D.; Confederate Soldier in Co. D 24th Tenn. Regiment; B. Oct.1, 1839; Married Mary Ratcliffe May 24, 1876; D, Sept. 19, 1917; Father of Mrs. Shearer Irvin, Sr.