Leona Jemima Ratcliff

14 February 1901–9 September 1979 (Age 78)
Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Leona Jemima

When Leona Jemima Ratcliff was born on 14 February 1901, in Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia, United States, her father, William Henry Ratcliff, was 20 and her mother, Dovie Lorina Cook, was 17. She married Isaac Mortimer Peeples on 1 April 1917. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in District 972, Murray, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and District 824, Murray, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 9 September 1979, in Murray, Georgia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Mortimer Peeples
Leona Jemima Ratcliff
Marriage: 1 April 1917
Henry Franklin Peeples
George Robert Peeples
William Mortimer Peeples
Clay Morris Peeples
Thomas Bernard Peeples
Ellen C Peeples
Samuel Harlan Peeples
Paul Drewry Peeples
John W. "Johnny" Peeples
Gerald Douglas "Bud" Peeples Sr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1917
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1906: Murray, Georgia, United States
    1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote
    Age 21
    The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Ratliff .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Leona Ratcliff in entry for Unknown, "Georgia, County Delayed Birth and Death Records, 1870-1960"
    • Leona Peeples in household of Mart I Peeples, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Leona Ratcliff in entry for Gerald Douglas Peeples and Linda Lee Maxwell, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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