John Henry Ratledge b. abt 1867 -d. 1893-1898 Cape Giradeau Co., MO. He m. abt 1890 to Ida Belle Shuls(Shultz?)
b. 1867. John H. was a son of Henry M. Ratledge & Margaret Ann Wagner. He is on the 1880 census in his stepfather's household - Margaret Ratledge had remarried to John English after Henry died in the Civil War.
John Henry and Ida Belle Ratledge had 2 sons:
1. William Henry Ratledge b.abt 1891 who m. Lydia Martha Ulrich - they had 2 daus: Lillie Belle Ratledge b. abt 1916 m. Virgil Bess and Irene Ratledge b. abt 1911
2. Charles A. Ratledge b. 1893
If anyone is looking for this Ratledge line in Cape Girardeau Co. I have more information and would be glad to exchange with desc. and fill in the gaps. This Ratledge orig came to Butler Co., MO from Madison Co., IN and from there back to Delaware before 1700.
Pamela G. Smith