Elzy Floyd Ratcliffe

19 September 1878–4 November 1964 (Age 86)
Hardin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elzy Floyd

When Elzy Floyd Ratcliffe was born on 19 September 1878, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, his father, Richard Ratcliffe, was 27 and his mother, Anna Utley, was 15. He married Pearl Stewart on 10 September 1905, in Carter, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in McClain, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Stratford, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 4 November 1964, in Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elzy Floyd Ratcliffe
1878–1964
Vada Glance
1881–1970
Marriage: 21 April 1912
Lee Morris Ratcliffe
1906–2002
Leona Ratcliffe
1909–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1912
Stratford, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States
children

(2)

    Lee Morris Ratcliffe

    Male1906–2002Male

    Leona Ratcliffe

    Female1909–2001Female

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Ratcliffe

    Male1851–1919Male

    Female1863–Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1876–1954Female

    Male1878–1964Male

    Opal C Ratcliffe

    Female1886–Female

    Bonnie B Ratcliffe

    Female1892–Female

    Van B Ratcliffe

    Male1895–1976Male

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 14

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ratcliff .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elsie F Williams in household of Richard Ratcliffe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elsie F Ratcliffe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elzy F Ratcliffe, "United States Census, 1940"

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