Janet S. Ritchie

about 1899–
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet S.

When Janet S. Ritchie was born about 1899, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, David S. William Richard Ritchie, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Cameron, was 27. She lived in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1935 and North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

David S. William Richard Ritchie
1872–
Catherine Cameron
1872–
Agnes C. Ritchie
1898–
Janet S. Ritchie
1899–
Peter Ritchie
1901–
Jane P Ritchie
1904–
William C Ritchie
1909–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1898–Female

    Female1899–Female

    Peter Ritchie

    Male1901–Male

    Jane P Ritchie

    Female1904–Female

    William C Ritchie

    Male1909–Male

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 3

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.
1931

Age 32

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Rich, a short form of Richard .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Janet S Ritchie in household of Peter Ritchie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Janet Ritchie in household of David S Ritchie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jenette Richie in household of Richard Richie, "United States Census, 1920"

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