Arvil Eugene Ritchie

22 March 1896–29 March 1953 (Age 57)
Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States

The Life of Arvil Eugene

When Arvil Eugene Ritchie was born on 22 March 1896, in Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States, his father, John Edward Ritchie, was 23 and his mother, Josephine A Lowe, was 23. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Edna Marquis. He lived in Urbana, Urbana Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. He died on 29 March 1953, at the age of 57, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg, Rush Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States.

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Arvil Eugene Ritchie
Edna Marquis
Lois Miriam Ritchie
Jack Eugene Ritchie

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    Lois Miriam Ritchie


    Jack Eugene Ritchie


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 14

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Rich, a short form of Richard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orvil Ritchie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arvile E Ritchie in household of John E Ritchie, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arvile E Ritchie in household of John E Ritchie, "United States Census, 1910"

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