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Richard Ratliff and Sarah Ann Howard

HUSBAND:
Richard Ratliff. (Ratcliff-S1).
Born (about 1816-S7) in (Ohio-S2,S7)(Virginia-S3).

Richard Ratcliff married Sarah Howard on 13 August 1835 in Ross County, Ohio. (S1).

Richard and Sarah are in the 1850 U.S. Federal Census in Peoria, Illinois. (S7):
Family Number: 1146
Name: Richard Ratliff
Age: 34
Birth Year: abt 1816
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1850: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Gender: Male
Name: Sarah Ratliff
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1814
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1850: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Gender: Female
Household Members: (Name, Age):
Richard Ratliff 34
Sarah Ratliff 36
John W Ratliff 12
Wm E Ratliff 8
John S Ratliff 5

So far, I have not found further records, and it does not appear that he was buried in the same cemetery as Sarah, so I wonder if perhaps he was a soldier who died during the Civil War.

WIFE:
Sarah Ann Howard.
Born (in 1813-S4)(about 1814-S7) in (Ohio-S2)(Virginia-S3)(Montgomery County, Virginia-S4); daughter of John B. Howard and Deborah.

Sarah A. Howard died in 1874 in Peoria County, Illinois, and was buried in the Chillicothe City Cemetery, in Chillicothe, Peoria County, Illinois. (S4).

CHILDREN of Richard Ratliff and Sarah Ann Howard:
  1. John W. Ratliff. Born about 1838 in Illinois. (S7).
  2. William E. Ratliff. Born about 1842 in Illinois. (S7).
  3. John Lewis Ratliff. (John S.-S7). Born on 28 January 1845 in Stark County, Illinois. (S3,S5). He married Sarah Maud Rutherford. (S5). He was a farmer in Hallock, Peoria County, Illinois. (S3). He died on 21 January 1919 in Hallock, Peoria County, Illinois; and was buried on 23 January 1919 in Chillicothe, Peoria County, Illinois. (S3,S5).
  4. Elija J. Ratliff. Born on 14 January 1852 in Chillicothe, Illinoise. (S2,S6). She married James W. Thomas. (S2). She died 24 March1933 in Chillicothe, Peoria, Illinois; and was buried on 27 March, 1933 in the Chillicothe City Cemetery in Chillicothe, Peoria County, Illinois. (S2,S6).


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HOW ARE WE RELATED:
We are not directly related to Sarah and Richard, but we are related to Sarah's brother David.