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JOHN JR. RATEKIN (b. Abt. 1786, d. 03 June 1831)JOHN JR. RATEKIN (son of JOHN Sr. RATEKIN and ROSEANNA ROSS) was born Abt. 1786 in Campbell Co., VA, and died 03 June 1831 in Callaway Co., MO553, 554.He married MARY POLLY SMART on 24 January 1806 in Campbell Co., VA555, daughter of ELISHA CARTER SMART and ANN GLOVER.
Notes for JOHN JR. RATEKIN:
The following from:History of Callaway County Missouri-Pages254-255
John Ratekin, of Campbell county, Virginia, married Mary Smart, and settled in Montgomery county, Kentucky, from whence they emigrated to Callaway county, Missouri, in 1828.Their children were: Anna E, Sarah, Eliza S, Edmund W, Mary S, Martha V, Legrnd, Miranda, James C, and John G.Anna E. was married first to James D. Fisher, and second to Colonel Patrick Ewing.Sarah married James Crump, who built the penitentiary and court-house at Jefferson City.Mary S. Married Stephen Boulware.Martha V. married David H. C. Cratham.Miranda Married Thomas Cress .Mr. Ratekin was a mechanic and natural genius.He made all of his furniture, knives and forks, table ware, etc.He also built his won house.He once sold some mules to a man on credit, and the man stole one of his negroes and ran off with him and the mules to the South.
More About JOHN JR. RATEKIN:
Emigration: 1828, Emigrated to Callaway Co., MO.
More About JOHN JR. RATEKIN and MARY POLLY SMART:
Marriage: 24 January 1806, Campbell Co., VA.555
Marriage bond: John Smart Surety.556
Children of JOHN JR. RATEKIN and MARY POLLY SMART are:
- Ann E. Ratekin, d. date unknown.
- Sarah Ratekin, d. date unknown.
- Eliza S. Ratekin, d. date unknown.
- +Edmund W. Ratekin, b. Abt. 1816, KY, d. date unknown.
- Mary S. Ratekin, d. date unknown.
- Martha V. Ratekin, d. date unknown.
- Legrand Ratekin, d. date unknown.
- James C. Ratekin, d. date unknown.
- John G. Ratekin, d. date unknown.
- +MIRANDA RATEKIN, b. 09 September 1824, Campbell Co., VA557, d. 03 December 1877, Callaway Co., MO557.