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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John McAffee Ritchie
Sarah Elizabeth Wright
Marriage: 4 November 1891
Mabel Jemima Ritchie
Joseph William Ritchie
Lacy Ritchie
Vera Josephine Ritchie
Elden Lamar Ritchie
Paris Clyde Ritchie
Horace J Ritchie
Verdell Wright Ritchie
Relva Ritchie

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"

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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.


British troops withdraw from Australia.


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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