Thursday, April 19, 2012

Marriage of William T. Taylor Sr and Amelia Elizabeth Lemons Ratcliff

When William Thomas Taylor Sr and Amelia Elizabeth ("Bessie") were married, she was listed as Bessie Ratcliff on the marriage record. They were married on the 13th of August, 1926. She was 36 and he was 51.
W.T. lived in Leonard Texas and Bessie was living in Leola Arkansas at the time of their marriage which took place in Grant Arkansas. 

This was the second time she married a man who was some 15 years her senior.  When she married Louis S. Ratcliff, he was 30 and she was only 16.

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