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
Vada Glance
Marriage: 21 April 1912
Lee Morris Ratcliffe
Leona Ratcliffe

Spouse and Children

21 April 1912
Stratford, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States


    Lee Morris Ratcliffe


    Leona Ratcliffe


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Ratcliffe







    Opal C Ratcliffe


    Bonnie B Ratcliffe


    Van B Ratcliffe


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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.

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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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