Dock Ritch

5 March 1899–13 August 1984 (Age 85)
St. Clair, Alabama, United States

The Life of Dock

When Dock Ritch was born on 5 March 1899, in St. Clair, Alabama, United States, his father, Cobb Ritch, was 48 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Lee, was 44. He married Minnie Melvina Taylor on 24 December 1919, in Pell City, St. Clair, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Eden, St. Clair, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Wattsville, St. Clair, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 13 August 1984, in Leeds, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Pell City, St. Clair, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dock Ritch
1899–1984
Minnie Melvina Taylor
1904–1936
Marriage: 24 December 1919
Madge Elizabeth Rich
1923–2004
Robert J Rich
1925–1965
James William Rich
1928–1995
Rosa Lee Rich
1930–
Dan Rich
1932–2003
Eugine Rich
1932–
Mary Lee Rich
1934–1934

Spouse and Children

    Male1899–1984Male

    Minnie Melvina Taylor

    Female1904–1936Female

MARRIAGE
24 December 1919
Pell City, St. Clair, Alabama, United States
children

(7)

    Madge Elizabeth Rich

    Female1923–2004Female

    Male1925–1965Male

    Male1928–1995Male

    Rosa Lee Rich

    Female1930–Female

    Dan Rich

    Male1932–2003Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1851–Male

    Martha Elizabeth Lee

    Female1855–Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1876–Male

    Wesley Ritch

    Male1879–Male

    Female1881–Female

    Susan Elizabeth “Susie” Ritch

    Female1883–1938Female

    Female1885–1985Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 13

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dock Rich in household of Wes Rich, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dock Ritch in household of General J Ritch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dock Rich, "United States Census, 1930"

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