Nora May Arch

10 December 1882–1957 (Age 74)
Camden, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

The Life of Nora May

When Nora May Arch was born on 10 December 1882, in Camden, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, her father, William Arch, was 42 and her mother, Mary E. Tucker, was 38. She married George R. Ritchey on 27 February 1912, in Montgomery, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. She lived in Camden, Camden Township, Hillsdale, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900. She died in 1957, at the age of 75, and was buried in Montgomery, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

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George R. Ritchey
Nora May Arch
Marriage: 27 February 1912

Spouse and Children

27 February 1912
Montgomery, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Arch


    Mary E. Tucker




    William Francis Arch



    Phoebe A Arch



    Joseph E. Arch


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 20

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone living by a bridge, from Middle English, Old French arche ‘arch’.2 Possibly Jewish: a translation into English of Bogen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora M in household of William, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nora Ritchey in household of George Ritchey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora May Richey in household of Geo R Richey, "United States Census, 1920"

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