John McAffee Ritchie

Brief Life History of John McAffee

When John McAffee Ritchie was born on 30 October 1867, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, his father, John Ritchie, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth McAffee, was 21. He married Sarah Elizabeth Wright on 4 November 1891, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Round Valley, Rich, Utah, United States in 1870 and Charleston, Wasatch, Utah, United States for about 18 years. He died on 8 October 1938, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Charleston, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John McAffee Ritchie
1867–1938
Sarah Elizabeth Wright
1869–1958
Marriage: 4 November 1891
Mabel Jemima Ritchie
1892–1931
Joseph William Ritchie
1894–1894
Lacy Ritchie
1895–1955
Vera Josephine Ritchie
1901–1926
Elden Lamar Ritchie
1903–1979
Paris Clyde Ritchie
1904–1988
Horace J Ritchie
1907–1996
Verdell Wright Ritchie
1910–1966
Relva Ritchie
1914–2005

Sources (69)

  • John M Ritchie, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John M Ritchie, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • John M Ritchie, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1870

British troops withdraw from Australia.

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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