Ralph Robert Ratledge

1 January 1916–17 February 2003 (Age 87)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ralph Robert

When Ralph Robert Ratledge was born on 1 January 1916, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Jack Alexander Ratledge, was 35 and his mother, Minnie Richmond, was 31. He married Florance Mary Martin on 16 May 1933, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lenoir City, Loudon, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 February 2003, in Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87.

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Ralph Robert Ratledge
Florance Mary Martin
Marriage: 16 May 1933
Phylis Ratledge

Spouse and Children

16 May 1933
McMinn, Tennessee, United States


    Phylis Ratledge


Parents and Siblings

    Jack Alexander Ratledge





    Bessie May Ratledge


    John Beecher Ratledge


    Hazel Louise Ratledge




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 0

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 2

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Rutledge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Ratledge in household of Jack Ratledge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph Robert Ratledge in household of Jack Ratledge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Rutledge, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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