Agnes C. Ritchie

Femaleabout 1898–

Brief Life History of Agnes C.

When Agnes C. Ritchie was born about 1898, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, David S. William Richard Ritchie, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Cameron, was 28. She married Charles Stirling Adam on 2 April 1921, in North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and North Andover Center, North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940.

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Charles Stirling Adam
Agnes C. Ritchie
about 1898–
Marriage: 2 April 1921

Sources (5)

  • Agnes Adam, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Agnes C. Ritchie - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Agnes C. Ritchie
  • Agnes Cameron Ritchie in entry for Charles Stirling Adam, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1921North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    about 1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age NaN

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

    Age 4

    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 31

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    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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