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Agnes Ritch

Agnes Ritch

Female 1888 - 1968  (79 years)

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  • Name Agnes Ritch 
    Born 26 Oct 1888  Nether Stove, Deerness Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Jun 1968  Ottawa, Canada? See Notes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2229  Ritch
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Edward Ritch,   b. 22 Mar 1864, Newhall, Deerness, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1949, Bethlehem, North Hampton County, PA, Buried at North Watertown Cemetery, Jefferson County NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Tulloch,   b. 7 Aug 1862, Holm. Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1909, Watertown, NY, USA Buried at North Watertown Cemetery, Jefferson County NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 22 Nov 1887  School Place, Kirkwall 021-15 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1891 census at Castle, Hill St Andrews, Eday
      arrived in New York on the "Furnessia" to New York on 14-8-1893 from Glasgow
      Home in 1900: Watertown Ward 6, Jefferson, New York
      at 1910 census in USA at Watertown, Jefferson County, USA with father a Cleaner?.
      at 1915 state census at Watertown ward 9, Jefferson, New York a Lodger with her future step mother Robina Cuthbert nee Whitton and two of her children
      Not located in 1920 census by which time father had re-married
      Naturalised 7-10-1929 Travelled to Ottawa a "Domestic" with Mrs Gibb and the 3 Gibb, children whose fathers address was give as John S Gibb Box 233 Clarkson, PA

      Went to Canada

      1953 at Apartment 31 255 Metcalke Ottawa a Housekeeper and in 1957 at same address with a Mrs Cathering Gibb (her empoyer in 1929) Retired.
      From the Ottawa Journal 13-2-1956
      Miss Agnes Ritch was presented with a life membership at the February meeting of the Afternoon Auxiliary of Dominion United Church WM8, held Thursday. The presentation was made by Mrs. J. A. Wedge. Mrs. W. H. Serlvens presided. Mrs. V. E. Raymond and Mrs. E. T. Emmerson conducted the devotional service.

      RITCH, Agnes- Suddenly on Tuesday. June 4. 1968. Agnes Ritch, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ritch Resting Hulse and Playfair Central Chapel, 319 McLeod. Service Wednesday 2 pjn. Interment East .Templet on United Cemetery.

      John S Gibb and his family are also recorded in this file although they have no relationship links to the Ritch family.