Person:Reuben Ratcliff (1)

Reuben Ratcliff
m. bef. 1716
  1. Richard Ratcliff1716 -
  2. Lydia Ratliff1718 - 1798
  3. Daniel Ratliff1720 -
  4. William "Old William" Ratcliff1724 - 1820
  5. Samuel Ratliff1728 -
  6. Silas Ratcliff1730 - 1811
  7. Reuben Ratcliff1732 - 1810
m. abt. 1751
  1. Richard Silas Ratcliff1751 - 1840
  2. Jane Lockhart Ratcliff1759 - 1811
  3. Reuben Ratcliff1762 - 1852
  4. John Ratcliff1765 - 1835
Facts and Events
Name Reuben Ratcliff
Gender Male
Birth? 1732 Patrick County, Virginia
Marriage abt. 1751 Augusta County, Virginiato Frances Unknown
Death? 1810 Green County, Kentucky

Reuben Ratcliff was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 110.--2d February, 1754. John Miller to Reuben Ratcliff, 65 acres patented 22d August, 1753, on Little River.

Possible Relationship to Daniel Ratcliff

Reuben Ratcliff MAY be related to the Daniel Ratcliff mentioned in the following Augusta County record:

  • Page 100.--11th January, 1754. Daniel Ratcliff to James Scags, 104 acres patented to Samuel 22d August, 1753, on Meadow Creek of New River.

Information on Reuben Ratcliff

42. Ruben Ratcliff, born 1732 in Patrick County, Virginia; died 1810 in Green County, Kentucky. He was the son of 84. Robert Ratcliff and 85. Mary Touchstone. He married 43. Frances [--?--] Ratcliff 1752 in Augusta County, Virginia.
43. Frances [--?--] Ratcliff, born 1734 in Augusta County, Virginia; died Bef. 1850 in Green County, Kentucky.
Children of Ruben Ratcliff and Frances Ratcliff are:
i. Richard Silas Ratcliff, born 1751 in Augusta County, Virginia; died 1840 in Tazewell County, Virginia; married Fanny Ratcliff 1770 in Virginia; born 1755 in Patrick County, Virginia; died Unknown.
21 ii. Jane Ratcliff Scott Lockheart, born 1759 in Augusta County, Virginia; died 1811; married James David Fannin 1777.
iii. John Ratcliff, born 1765 in Augusta County, Virginia; died 1835 in Jackson, Daviess County, Missouri; married Charlotte White 1794 in Russell County, Virginia; born 1765 in Tazewell County, Virginia; died 1850 in Jackson, Daviess County, Missouri.
iv. Ruben Ratcliff, born 1762 in Augusta County, Virginia; died 19 Oct 1852 in Caney, Morgan County, Kentucky; married Phoebe Ratcliff 01 Jul 1786 in Franklin County, Virginia; born 1759 in Patrick County, Virginia; died 1825 in Kentucky.