Friday, January 23, 2009

Calvin Ratcliff Prisoner of War Fort McHenry

Ft McHenry Prisoner of War

Calvin B. Ratcliff
Prisoner of War
Unit Name: 18 MS Co B
Date of Disposition: 12/08/1862
Place: Fort Monroe
Historical Notes: Frederick MD 9/12/1962

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Lemons of Arkansas Military Muster Rolls

A. Lemons, 24 Arkansas Infantry, Confederate, Company I, Rank: Private.

A. B. Lemons, 9th Arkansas Infantry, Confederate, Company H, Rank: Corporal, Alternate name: A.B. Lemmons (M 376 Roll 14)

A.W. Lemons, 24th Arkansas Infantry, Confederate, Rank in: Private; Rank out: Private. Alternate name: A. Lemons (M 376 Roll 14)

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Herde Military Muster Rolls

August Herde: Union Infantry, 45 Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company D, Rank: Private

Charles Herde: Union Infantry, 1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry, Company B, Rank: Private, Alternate name: Charles Harde

Charles A. Herde, Union, 2nd Battalion Veteran Reserve Corps, Company 129.
Alternate name: Charles H. Herd

Jacob Herde, Union, 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, Company 26, Rank: Private

Joseph Herde, Union, 2nd Regiment, US Reserve Corps Missouri Infantry, Company E, Rank: Private

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Military Roster Ratcliffs of Arkansas

Benjamin F. Ratcliff: Confederate, Infantry, 9th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry
Company C

Daniel Ratcliff : Confederate, Infantry, 16th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, Company E, 1st Sergeant

David Ratcliff: Confederate, Infantry, 16th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, Company E

F. Ratcliff: Confederate, Cavalry, 45th Regisment, Arkansas Cavalry, Company K, Rank in: Private; Rank out: Private

H. W. Ratcliff: Confederate, 1st Regiment, Arkansas Volunteers (30 days, 1861)

J.F. Ratcliff, Confederate, Artillery, 5th Battery, Arkansas Light Artillery

James H. Ratcliff: Confederate, Infantry, 1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Colquitt's)

Jesse H. Ratcliff: Confedrate, Infantry, 1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Colquitt's)

John M. Ratcliff: Confederate, Infantry, 33rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry

Martin V. Ratcliff: Confederate, Infantry, 24th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry

T.J. Ratcliff, Confederate, 1st Regiment, Arkansas Volunteers (30 days, 1861)

Thomas Ratcliff: Confederate, Infantry, 18th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry

William Ratcliff: Confederate, Cavalry, Harrell's Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry

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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Lemons Marriage Records Dallas County AR

LEMONS, (M) ETTA , age 57  to PORTER, E.R.  age 57
27-Nov-1937


LEMONS, A.A. age 22 to HIGGINS, FLORENCE GRAY age19
3-Jul-1922


LEMONS, AMEALY E. age 16 RATCLIFF, LEWIS S. age 30
16-Dec-1906


LEMONS, LUCY, age 18 to GARRISON, W.H. age 22 ;
18-Dec-1907


LEMONS, MARY E. age 20 to McRIGHT, YOUNG age 22
28-Jan-1862


This must be my father's "Aunt Artie"
(sister of Amealy (Amelia) E. Above):


LEMONS, ARTIE ETHEL age 18 to HIGGINS, WILLIAM A. age 24
18-Aug-1923

Ratcliff Marriage Records of Dallas County AR

Marriage records Dallas County Arkansas.
LINK: http://files.usgwarchives.org/ar/dallas/vitals/marriage/ardalmar.txt

Lewis S. Ratcliff (age 30) wed Amealy E. Lemons (age 16), 16 December 1906. (I-339)

Lafayette Ratcliff (age ) to Ann Porter (age 18) 14 February 1875.

The rest here must also be relatives:

RATCLIFF, (M) ANN           43 MARLAR, CHARLES A.          55   17-Nov-1898   G-304
RATCLIFF, (Ms) M.E. 21 BOYD, JESSE 26 29-Dec-1895 G-67
RATCLIFF, BERTHA MAE 19 PETERSON, TRAVIS F. 18 5-Nov-1949 W-538
RATCLIFF, CARRIE 25 GIVENS, S.A. 35 2-Feb-1930 Q-64
RATCLIFF, D.C. 21 PORTER, MARY J. 19 4-Nov-1888 E-264
RATCLIFF, GUSSIE L. 18 WYLIE, PHILLIP R. 19 10-Oct-1958 Y-428
RATCLIFF, IDA 22 AMIS, JOHN E. 21 4-Dec-1884 E-4
RATCLIFF, J.C. 19 WATTERS, MOLLIE 16 2-May-1897 G-157
RATCLIFF, J.C. 20 HOLLOWAY, JANIE V. 18 3-Jul-1942 U-394
RATCLIFF, JOSEPH H. 24 LAUNIUS, MATTIE E. 21 28-Jan-1894 F-320
RATCLIFF, LAFAYETTE 24 PORTER, ANN 18 14-Feb-1875 B-303
RATCLIFF, LEWIS S. 30 LEMONS, AMEALY E. 16 16-Dec-1906 I-339
RATCLIFF, LOUVENIA 18 BAIRD, BENJAMIN W. 23 13-Nov-1851 AW-98
RATCLIFF, NANCY JANE 18 SAUNDERS, JAMES MONROE 25 16-Dec-1847 AW-25
RATCLIFF, SAMUEL 40 COOK, PERMELIA E. 28 20-Nov-1851 AW-101
RATCLIFF, SUSANAH E.J. 28 WOFFORD, DANIEL C. 37 21-Feb-1865 B-136
RATCLIFF, WILLIAM D. 21 CLEAVELAND, SUSAN J.E. 19 4-Oct-1855 B-13

Edna Brown Herde Wife of Karl Herde

Name: Edna B Herde
Birth Date: 12 February 1911
Death Date: 20 September 1988
Issuing State: Oklahoma
Residence at Death: Aiken,Aiken,South Carolina 29801
SSN: 448-26-3244

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Lemons Family in 1900 Census

Lemons family in 1900 Grant County Arkansas Census.

Lemons, James Lafayette, WM March 1859 TN
Lemons, Josie Jane (Lincycomb), WF 5-12-1881 Hot Spring County, AR
Lemons, Mary B., WF October 1882 AR
Lemons, James M., WM September 1884 AR
Lemons, John W., WM July 1888 AR
Lemons, Amela E., WF September 1890 AR

Lemons Family Graves

Lemons family at Leola Cemetery, information courtesy Find-A-Grave. Leola Cemetery, Grant County, AR

James Marcus Ratcliff 1924-2005

James Marcus Ratcliff
August 25, 1924 - May 4, 2005
Dallas-Ft Worth National Cemetery

James M. Ratcliff, 80, of Savannah, died Wednesday May 4, 2005, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. Ratcliff was born in Leola, Arkansas, and lived in several areas before moving to Savannah, GA., in 1981. He was a member of White Bluff United Methodist Church, a member of Arlington Lodge #438, F & A.M's, in Arlington, TX.


He served as a Radioman in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WWII, on the Island of Saipan in the Pacific in hostile action against the Empire of Japan. He was a Production Scheduler for Bell Helicopter, and he was in the original meeting to build the Cobra Helicopter. This was a Company Secret, not a government project, and from the original meeting, they were flying the Cobra Helicopter in eight months.


He retired from Gulfstream Aerospace where he served as an Industrial Engineer for eight years. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lou Nell Ratcliff, of 13 years, who passed away in 1959. Mr. Ratcliff is survived by his wife of forty five years, Doris Ratcliff; three sons and daughters in law, Brian and Angel Ratcliff of Savannah, GA., Kenneth and Ginger Ratcliff of Clinton TWP, MI., and Jimmy L. and Dora Ratcliff of Coppell, TX.; four daughters and sons in law, Christine and John Kindschi of Austin, TX., Barbara and Larry Muller of Sterling Heights, Mi., Virginia(Vicki) and Jerry Owen of Roanoke Rapids, N.C. and Darla and Mark Dixon of Snellville, GA.; one brother, Von Ratcliff of Shallowater, TX.; one sister, Wilma Donohoe of Denison, TX; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


Visitation will be 10 a.m., Saturday May 7, 2005 at White Bluff United Methodist Church. Memorial Service: 11 a.m., Saturday at White Bluff United Methodist Church, with Dr. Wayne Mosley, officiating. Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home 7415 Hodgson Memorial Dr Savannah, GA. 31406 (912) 927-1999


Savannah Morning News

My Father's Uncles

Cue D. Ratcliff - this was one of my father's uncles (my father was James Marcus Ratcliff, b 1924 - d 2005)

I believe this to be my father's Uncle Gus
Augustus W. Ratcliff

Probably my father's Uncle Joe:
Joe S. Ratcliff

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Billings Union Cemetery: Herde Family Graves

This is the cemetery in Billings Oklahoma where most of my Herde relatives have been laid to rest:

Union Cemetery
2 1/2 miles South, 1 1/2 miles East of Billings Billings, OK US 74630

Interred are:

Arnold L. Herde, born 1915, died 1974; married 6/21/1939

Mary E. Herde, b 1917, died 1976

August L. Herde, born 1876, died 1974 (husband of Susie Elmira George Herde)

Susie E. Herde, born 1886, died 1973 (wife of August L. Herde)

Raymond Francis Herde
, born 1/28/1907, died 1/4/2009 (to be interred 1/9/2009) Lot 5J

Leah Ruth Herde
, born 2/15/1915, died 1/19/1997 (wife of Raymond Francis Herde)

Caroll Lucille b: 1933, died 1940
(daughter of Raymond Francis Herde & Leah Ruth Morris Herde)

Obituary: Francis Herde b: 1907 - d: 2009


(Raymond) Francis Herde

Francis Herde, 101, of Billings was the son of August Ludwig and Susan Susie George Herde.

He was born Jan. 28, 1907, at Soldier, Kan., and died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Enid.

Francis moved to Billings in 1923. On Sept. 1, 1931, he and Ruth Morris were married at Howard, Kan.

In 1938, Francis became a G.E. dealer and operated Herde's Electric in Billings, a business that later would achieve the distinction of being the oldest G.E. dealership in the nation.

Francis attended Billings Christian Church. He was interested in antique clocks and pocket watches, collected antiques and enjoyed playing the French harp.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, in the Christian Church in Billings. Kent Reubell will officiate. Interment will be in Union Cemetery at Billings under the direction of Dugger Funeral home of Billings.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, c/o Dugger Funeral Home, PO Box 41, Billings, Okla. 74630.

Francis is survived by two sons, Morris Herde and wife Dee of Kaw City and Dale Herde of Billings; two daughters, Clarice Everhart and husband Harley of Gig Harbor, Wash., and Loretta Myers of Blackwell; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Lois Jane Russell of Stillwater and Doris Ratliff Ratcliff of Savannah, Ga.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth who died in 1997; one daughter, Carol Caroll Lucille; his parents; four brothers and one sister.

Condolences may be sent to www.duggerfuneralhome.com.

Obituary from Ponca City News

Monday, January 5, 2009

Raymond Francis Herde

Raymond Francis Herde passed away on January 4, 2009. He would have been 101 years old on January 28th. Francis Herde was the son of August Ludwig Herde and Susie Elmira George Herde.



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