Janet S. Ritchie

Femaleabout 1899–

Brief Life History 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 28 and her mother, Catherine Cameron, was 29. 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
Catherine Cameron
Agnes C. Ritchie
Janet S. Ritchie
about 1899–
Peter Storrie Ritchie
Jane P Ritchie
William C Ritchie

Sources (5)

  • Janet S Ritchie in household of Peter Ritchie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Janet S. Ritchie - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Janet S. Ritchie
  • Janet Ritchie in household of David S Ritchie, "United States Census, 1940"

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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.


Age 32

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a Scottish and northern English pet form of the personal name Rich , a short form of Richard . This surname is also common in Ulster.

Altered form of German Richer 1.

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

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