Dennis Ratcliff Sr

22 February 1814–10 June 1863 (Age 49)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Dennis

When Dennis Ratcliff Sr was born on 22 February 1814, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Ward Ratcliff, was 32 and his mother, Rachael Ray, was 28. He married Rebecca Brown on 27 December 1837, in Jackson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Harrison Township, Vinton, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Northwest Marion Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 10 June 1863, in Polk, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Mount Gilead Cemetery, Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Ratcliff Sr
Rebecca Brown
Marriage: 27 December 1837
John Ratcliff
Thomas Ratcliff
Milas Ratcliff
Simon Ratcliff
Sarah Ratcliff
Robert Ratcliff
William Ratcliff
Rachel Ratcliff
Dennis Ratcliff
Sylvester Ratcliff
Moses Ratcliff
Nancy Ratcliff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1837Jackson, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 7
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 16
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Ratliff .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (8)

    • Dennis Ratcliff, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Dennis Radcliff, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Dennis Ratcliff in entry for Dennis Ratcliff, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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