ZACHARIAH RATLIFF FAMILY CEMETERY
Recorded and contributed by Mary Collins Landin 07-17-05
LOCATION: In woods southeast of the old Miller home, off the J. Williams Road west of Clinton MS.
DATE RECORDED: July 1984
FIRST GRAVESTONE: 1849
RECORDED BY: Jackie and Joe Ratliffe, address unknown
REMARKS: This cemetery in 1984 was reported abandoned and not in use. It was located for the Ratliffes by Henry Lee of Clinton MS, whose ancestors are buried there. Other members of this family in later generations are buried at Fannin and Brandon. There is an unmarked grave of another daughter of George and Sarah R. Shepard, whose husband was either a Gary or a Bunyard. There is no trace of this cemetery in 2005. Submitted by Mary Collins Landin, 2005.
Ratcliff, Zachariah b. 13 Oct 1796 d. 24 Dec 1849
Shepard, George W., b. 14 Jul 1814 m. 20 Jan 1845 d. 10 May 1895
Shepard, Sarah Elisabeth Ratcliff, dau of Zachariah, wf of George W. b. 24 Jun 1830 d. 3 Aug 1895
Shields, Mrs. M. M. b. 8 Jan 1852 d. 14 May 1885 (handmade stone). Her husband is buried at Fannin, and her son Richard V. Shields is buried at Brandon MS in Rankin County.
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