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Horace Sutherland Ritch

Horace Sutherland Ritch

Male 1903 - 1976  (72 years)

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  • Name Horace Sutherland Ritch 
    Born 27 Jul 1903  Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Mar 1976  Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5786  Ritch
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Henry B Ritch,   b. 26 Mar 1859, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1916, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lula McKenzie,   b. 18 Jun 1863, Richmond City, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1940, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Burton Hanes,   b. 11 Sep 1908, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1968, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Charles Sutherland Ritch,   b. 24 Oct 1929, Wilson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1949, Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [natural]
     2. Horace Ray Ritch,   b. 21 Jan 1931, Meckleburg, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1992, Los Angeles, California, USA buried Riverside Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     3. Betty Louise Ritch,   b. 1933, Meckleburg, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1973, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     4. Gynod Lee Ritch,   b. 1934,   d. 1934  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F2164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dorothea Irvine Holden 
    Married 25 Oct 1969  Mecklenburg, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F2165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Younger of 2 sons of Henry B. Ritch and wife Lula McKenzie. His father went to the state hospital when Horace was very young, so he & his brother were raised by a single mother. Horace and his brother were both cotton mill workers in 1920.
      at 1920 census at Charlotte Ward 1 Meckleburg, North Carolina
      --Horace married Mary B. Hanes. They were living in Wilson, NC in 1930, but soon returned to Charlotte. They had 3 children: Charles Sutherland, Horace Ray, and Betty Louise Ritch.
      at 1940 census at Charlotte, a Driver Mail Truck
      --Following Mary's death, he remarried