William Fotheringham

M, #13943, b. 7 August 1816, d. 8 February 1897
  • Birth*: 7 August 1816; Sanday, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Christening: 19 August 1816; Sanday, Orkney, Scotland; "William FOTHERINGHAME (M); C: 19 Aug 1816; Father: Alexr. FOTHERINGHAME; Mother: Elizabeth MUIR; Place: Sanday, Orkney, Scotland; So: 990509, Ba: C110262, Pr: 6901953" from fotheringhame.txt, cursiter.com
  • Death*: 8 February 1897; Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Census: 1841; Skaill, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Census: 1851; Skaill, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Census*: 1851; Sanday, Orkney, Scoltand; Age 34 at 1851 Census: see Alexander Fotheringham
  • Census: 1881; Newbiggings, Kirkwall and St. Ola, Orkney, Scotland; 1881 Census at Newbiggings, Kirkwall and St. Ola, Orkney, an unmarried farmer of 30 acres employing 1 man and 1 girl (his neice Gloria Rictch aged 28 unmarried a Housekeeper) Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.

Mary Fotheringham

F, #13944, b. 30 May 1819, d. 11 March 1887
  • Birth*: 30 May 1819; Sanday, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Christening: 15 August 1819; Sanday, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Marriage*: 1842; Principal=Robert Ritch
  • Death*: 11 March 1887; Peel Twp., Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Married Name: 1842; Ritch
  • Census*: 1851; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Mary's oldest son William is shown with her parents in Sanday in the 1851 Census. We should see the Rich family in the 1851 Census in Deerness to confirm her location and situation at that time.
  • Census: 1851; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1851 Census at Douwnies, Deerness (Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.)
  • Census: 1861; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Census: 1871; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1871 Census at Downies, Deerness, a widow, famrer of 12 acres (Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.)
  • Residence*: 1871; Blanshard Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; "Mary widow of Robert Ritch and their 8 children moved to Canada in 1871 and settled in Blanchard Township where they remained 2 years. In 1873 they moved to maryborough and bought the west half of lot 6, concession 12, upon which they settled, and remained for 18 years. They then purchased 200 acres, east half of lot 10 and west half of lot 1, concession 11." per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Immigration*: 1871; Ontario; " ... After her husband's death in 1869 Mary moved to Canada, Southern, Ontario to settle with her Fotheringham relatives ... " Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Note*: 1871; Ontario; Tom Parkinson says that Mary came to Blanshard and then Maryborough after her husband died. Her son William is on the 1851 Census in Sanday with her parents but there are several Rich children afer that ,the last in 1866. Her husband must have died after that and maybe she came to Canada in the 1870's???
  • Residence: 1873; Conc 12 Lot 6, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; "Mary widow of Robert Ritch and their 8 children moved to Canada in 1871 and settled in Blanchard Township where they remained 2 years. In 1873 they moved to maryborough and bought the west half of lot 6, concession 12, upon which they settled, and remained for 18 years. They then purchased 200 acres, east half of lot 10 and west half of lot 1, concession 11." per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Census: April 1881; Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; Age 60 at 1881 Census: Rich, Mary, 60, b. Scot., C. Pres., Scot., farmer, widow; William, 35, b. Scot., C. Pres., Scot., farmer, single; Mary, 30, b. Scot., C. Pres., Scot., farmer, single; James, 29, b. Scot., C. Pres., Scot., farmer, single; Eliza, 26; Robert, 23; John, 141

Family: Robert Ritch b. b 1819, d. 1869

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 60.

Robert Ritch

M, #13945, b. before 1819, d. 1869
  • Birth*: before 1819; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: 1842; Principal=Mary Fotheringham
  • Death*: 1869; Dearness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton File, March 4, 2002.
  • Census*: 1821; Kitchen of Breeks, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.
  • Census: 1841; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1841 Census at Downies, Deerness, a fisherman (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)
  • Census: 1851; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1851 Census at Downies, Deerness (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)
  • Census: 1861; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1861 Census at Downies, Deerness, a fisherman (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)

Family: Mary Fotheringham b. 30 May 1819, d. 11 Mar 1887

William Ritch

M, #13946, b. 23 February 1843
  • Birth*: 23 February 1843; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Census: 1851; Skaill, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1851 Census at Skaill, Deerness, with Fotheringhame grandparents possibley at 1861 census at Newark a servant, lpoughman to James Cormak (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)
  • Census*: 1851; Sanday, Orkney, Scotland; Age 8 at 1851 Census: see Alexander Fotheringham (grandfather - father of his mother, Mary Fotheringham)
  • Census: April 1881; Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; Age 35 at 1881 Census: see Mary Ritch (mother)1
  • Residence*: 1906; Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; "In 1906 unmarried living in Drayton, Canada ..."(Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 35.

Edward Ritch

M, #13947, b. 12 July 1844, d. before 1906
  • Birth*: 12 July 1844; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Death*: before 1906; Ontario; " ... deceased before 1906 ... " Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.
  • Census*: 1851; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1851 Census at Downies, Deerness (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)

Mary Ritch

F, #13948, b. 1 July 1846, d. 1929
  • Birth*: 1 July 1846; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Death*: 1929; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Burial*: 1929; Victoria Cemetery, Peel Twp., Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; "According to Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid; Cemetery is Victoria, Drayton, Section D; County Wellington, Township Peel; Reference WW-6097" Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.
  • Census*: 1851; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1851 Census at Downies, Deerness (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)
  • Census: 1861; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1861 Census at Downies, Deerness (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)
  • Census: 1871; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1871 at Downies, Deerness (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)
  • Census: April 1881; Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; Age 30 at 1881 Census: see Mary Ritch (mother)1
  • Residence*: 1906; Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; " ... In 1906 unmarried living in Drayton, Canada ... " Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 30.

Eliza Ritch

F, #13949, b. 21 December 1850
  • Birth*: 21 December 1850; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Census*: 1851; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1851 Census at Downies, Deerness (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)
  • Census: 1861; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1861 Census at Downies, Deerness (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)
  • Residence*: 1871; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; " ... when family emigrated to Canada she stayed in Scotland and "inherited" her uncle's farm." Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.
  • Census: April 1881; Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; Age 26 at 1881 Census: see Mary Ritch (mother)1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 26.

David Ritch

M, #13950, b. November 1854, d. 1872
  • Birth*: November 1854; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Death*: 1872; Ontario; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.
  • Burial*: 1872; Victoria Cemetery, Peel Twp., Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; "According to Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid; Cemetery is Victoria, Drayton, Section D; County Wellington, Township Peel; Reference WW-6097" Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.
  • Census*: 1861; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1861 Census at Downies, Deerness (Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.)

Robert Ritch

M, #13951, b. 15 January 1856, d. 22 November 1916
  • Birth*: 15 January 1856; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: 27 April 1887; Hamilton, Ontario; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.; Principal=Margaret Nimo "Maggie" Harper
  • Death*: 22 November 1916; Hamilton, Ontario; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Census*: 1861; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1851 Census at Downies, Deerness, Orkney (Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.)
  • Immigration*: 1871; Ontario; Came with his mother, Mary Fotheringham from Orkneys, lived 2 years at Blanshard, then to Maryborough, Conc 12, Lot 6. (Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.)
  • Census: April 1881; Marybrough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; Age 23 at 1881 Census: see Mary Ritch (mother)1
  • Residence*: 1906; Hamilton, Ontario; "... settled in Hamilton, Canada in 1906 was a carpenter in charge of Greenings Wire Works ... " Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.

Family: Margaret Nimo "Maggie" Harper b. b 1867, d. 25 Feb 1888

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 23.

Margaret Nimo "Maggie" Harper

F, #13952, b. before 1867, d. 25 February 1888
  • Birth*: before 1867; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: 27 April 1887; Hamilton, Ontario; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.; Principal=Robert Ritch
  • Death*: 25 February 1888; Hamilton, Ontario; "Died 1 month after birth of son" Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.
  • Married Name: 27 April 1887; Ritch

Family: Robert Ritch b. 15 Jan 1856, d. 22 Nov 1916

Andrew Harper

M, #13953, b. before 1846
  • Birth*: before 1846; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: before 1866; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.; Principal=Margaret Carnduff

Family: Margaret Carnduff b. b 1846

Margaret Carnduff

F, #13954, b. before 1846
  • Birth*: before 1846; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: before 1866; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.; Principal=Andrew Harper
  • Married Name: before 1866; Harper

Family: Andrew Harper b. b 1846

Edward Andrew Ritch

M, #13955, b. 25 January 1888, d. 19 January 1946
  • Birth*: 25 January 1888; Hamilton, Ontario; Date Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002. 1883 Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: 25 December 1916; Hamilton, Ontario; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.; Principal=Mildred Bertha Wise
  • Death*: 19 January 1946; Toronto, Ontario; Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.

Family: Mildred Bertha Wise b. b 1896

Mildred Bertha Wise

F, #13956, b. before 1896
  • Birth*: before 1896; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: 25 December 1916; Hamilton, Ontario; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.; Principal=Edward Andrew Ritch
  • Married Name: 25 December 1916; Ritch

Family: Edward Andrew Ritch b. 25 Jan 1888, d. 19 Jan 1946

John Wise

M, #13957, b. before 1875
  • Birth*: before 1875; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: before 1895; Principal=Agnes Paterson Murdoch

Family: Agnes Paterson Murdoch b. b 1875

Agnes Paterson Murdoch

F, #13958, b. before 1875
  • Birth*: before 1875; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: before 1895; Principal=John Wise
  • Married Name: before 1895; Wise

Family: John Wise b. b 1875

John Ritch

M, #13964, b. 6 December 1860, d. 1863
  • Birth*: 6 December 1860; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Death*: 1863; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.

John Ritch

M, #13965, b. 18 May 1866, d. 1935
  • Birth*: 18 May 1866; Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: after 1886; Principal=Rachel Owens Duff
  • Death*: 1935; Canada; Per Whitton Files, March 4, 2002.
  • Burial*: 1935; Victoria Cemetery, Peel Twp., Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; "According to the Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid Cemetery is Victoria, Drayton, Section B, County Wellington, Township Peel, Reference WW-6097" Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.
  • Census*: 1871; Downies, Deerness, Orkney, Scotland; 1871 Census at Downies, Deerness, Orkney (Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.)
  • Immigration*: 1871; Ontario; Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.
  • Residence*: after 1873; Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; " ... raised in Maryborough .... " Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.
  • Census: April 1881; Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; Age 14 at 1881 Census: see Mary Ritch (mother)1
  • Residence: 1906; Peel Twp., Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; "In 1900 he purchased 100 acres, the west half of lot 2, concession 10, Peel Twp., which he sold in 1906 and in 1906 is in company with his brother and runs the Drayton delivery. In 1906 he carried on mixed farming and made a specialty of thoroughbred cattle, with which he has taken many prizes, among them first prizes at Drayton Fair in 1905. He is Secretary of the Peel and Drayton Agricultural Society and is much interested in everything that pertains to agriculture. The family have been breeders of thoroughbred cattle for years and have competed at many fairs in the section, taking some of the first prizes for thoroughbred catle and Clydesdale horses." Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.

Family: Rachel Owens Duff b. b 1866

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 14.

Rachel Owens Duff1

F, #13966, b. before 1866
  • Birth*: before 1866; Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: after 1886; Principal=John Ritch
  • Burial*: after 1900; Victoria Cemetery, Peel Twp., Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; "According to the Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid Cemetery is Victoria, Drayton, Section B, County Wellington, Township Peel, Reference WW-6097" Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.
  • Married Name: after 1886; Ritch

Family: John Ritch b. 18 May 1866, d. 1935

Citations

  1. Middle name Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.

Muriel G. Ritch1

F, #13967, b. 1898, d. 1955
  • Birth*: 1898; Wellington Co., Ontario; Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002. Per Tom Parkinson's tree, Feb. 8, 2002.
  • Marriage*: circa 1926; Wellkington Co., Ontario; Per Whitton File, March 6, 2002.; Principal=Harry Bell
  • Death*: 1955; Wellington Co., Ontario; Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.
  • Burial*: 1955; Victoria Cemetery, Peel Twp., Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario; "According to the Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid Cemetery is Victoria, Drayton, Section B, County Wellington, Township Peel, Reference WW-6097" Per Whitton File, March 5, 2002.
  • Married Name: circa 1926; Bell

Family: Harry Bell b. b 1907

Citations

  1. Middle initial Per Whitton File, March 6, 2002.