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Robert Ritch

Robert Ritch

Male 1856 - 1916  (60 years)

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  • Name Robert Ritch 
    Born 15 Jan 1856  Deurness, Deerness, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1916  Wentworth, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada buried Drayton, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I469  Ritch
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father Robert Ritch,   b. 30 Nov 1804, Deerness c 26-8-1815 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1870, 12 Deerness Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Fotheringham,   b. 30 May 1819, Sanday, Orkney c 15-8-1819 Sanday Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1887, Wellington, Drayton, Ontario, Canada buried Victoria, Drayton Section D Wellington, Peel Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1842 
    Family ID F285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maggie Nimmo Harper,   b. 1867, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1888, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1887  Barton Township, Wentworth, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Andrew Ritch,   b. 25 Jan 1888, Wentworth, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1946, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1851 census at "Downies", Deerness
      at 1871 census at St Ola, Kirkwall ref 021-00003L00004

      in the USA census at Chicago, Cook, Illinois was a Robert Rich aged a Carpenter born Scotland with both parents Scottish.

      It looks likely that this family is in the Canadian 1881 Census recorded as Rich at Maryborough, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada
      Wedding Notice Wentworth County 1887
      13222-87 Robert RITCH, 30, carpenter, Scotland, Hamilton, s/o Robert RITCH & Mary FOTHERINGHAM, married Maggie N. HARPER, 28, Quebec, Barton, d/o Andrew HARPER & Mary CARNDUFF, witn: John FLETT of Hamilton & Mary HARPER of Barton, 27 April [1887] at Barton
      at 1901 census a Lodger with Mr and Mrs Church at Quartier No 5 Hamiliton City a Carpenter stated to be single!!! but as wife had died possibly this is correct see sons location
      settled in Hamilton, Canada
      in 1906 was a carpenter in charge of Greenings Wire Works
      at 1911 census at 42 Bay N Hamilton West born June 1860 in Scotland. widowed