Richard Stone Ratliff, son of Caleb Ratliff and Nancy Stone, married Mary Ann Thompson September 8, 1853, in Bath County. They had at least three children who were listed in the 1880 census with their parents – Richard, 22; George A., 18; and Anna M., 18.
Mary Ann Ratliff died Monday, November 4, 1895. Richard Ratliff died three days later. The following obituary appeared in the Mt. Sterling Advocate.