John Ratchford1

M, b. 10 June 1875, d. 1954
FatherThomas Ratchford2 b. Jul 1852
MotherMary Ann Steward2 b. Aug 1853
     John Ratchford was born on 10 June 1875 at Duryea, Pennsylvania, USA.3,4 He appeared on the census of 14 June 1880 in the household of Thomas Ratchford at Marcy, Pennsylvania, USA.2 John Ratchford married Bertha Klaproth on 29 August 1896 at Duryea, Pennsylvania, USA.1,4 John Ratchford died in 1954.5 He was buried in 1954 at St. Johns the Baptist Cemetery, Duryea, Pennsylvania, USA.5
Last Edited17 Jan 2014


  1. [S228] The Times Leader, 24 April 1991, Parents names listed in obituary.
  2. [S647] Thomas Ratchford household, 1880 Census Marcy, Luzern, PA, Luzern, PA, population schedule, Township of Marcy.
  3. [S563] Ostrowski Ratchford Marriage: Florence Ratchford parents birth pace listed in marriage registration, Application for Marriage License PA no. 17505, Edward Ostrowski and Florence Ratchford.
  4. [S605] Ratchford-Klaproth Marriage, Luzern County Marriage License Docket no. 20856, John Ratchford and Bertha Klaproth.
  5. [S606] John Ratchford headstone, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  6. [S228] The Times Leader, 24 April 1991, Sibling names listed in obituary.
  7. [S228] The Times Leader, 24 April 1991, Sibling names listed in obituary for Florence Ratchford Ostrowski.