Linnie Irene Ritch

9 July 1902–14 February 1986 (Age 83)
Banks, Georgia, United States

The Life of Linnie Irene

When Linnie Irene Ritch was born on 9 July 1902, in Banks, Georgia, United States, her father, William Calloway Ritch, was 40 and her mother, Talua Savannah Taylor, was 34. She died on 14 February 1986, in Tift, Georgia, United States, at the age of 83.

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William Calloway Ritch
Talua Savannah Taylor
Claude Arthur Ritch
Oren D. Ritch
Arnie B. Ritch
Carrie Gertrude Ritch
Linnie Irene Ritch

Parents and Siblings

    William Calloway Ritch


    Talua Savannah Taylor




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 4

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Rich .2 Altered spelling of German Ritsch, probably from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on rīc ‘power(ful)’ or hrōd ‘renown’; or an altered spelling of Swiss German Rütsch, Ruetsch, from Alemannic short forms of Rudolf .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Linie I Rich in household of Calaway Rich, "United States Census, 1910"

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