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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Family Time Line

Ralph Robert Ratledge
1916–2003
Florance Mary Martin
Marriage: 16 May 1933
Phylis Ratledge
1940–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 May 1933
McMinn, Tennessee, United States
children

(1)

    Phylis Ratledge

    Female1940–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jack Alexander Ratledge

    Male1880–1942Male

    Female1884–1956Female

siblings

(7)

    Bessie May Ratledge

    Female1906–Female

    John Beecher Ratledge

    Male1910–1968Male

    Hazel Louise Ratledge

    Female1913–1941Female

    Male1914–1994Male

    Male1916–2003Male

+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.
1941

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Rutledge .

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

Possible Related Names

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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