DESCENDANTS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON RITCHEA

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                              Don Norman

 

1.GEORGE WASHINGTON RITCHEA

 

    George Washington Ritchea, a son of Jacob and Elizabeth Jane

(Sickles) Ritchea, was born in Marshall County VA (WV) April 24, 1852.

He married Hana Luvina Riggle October 19, 1872.  Hana died about 1878

and George married Mary Jane (Chidester) Sutton October 19, 1880.

Mary was the widow of William Sutton.

 

Children of George Washington and Hana Luvina (Riggle) Ritchea.

 

  2.  (1). Thomas                                  d.young

 

  3.  (2). Jacob                                   d.young

 

  4.  (3). John Calvin             b.       1877   d.       1960

 

Children of William and Mary Jane (Chidester) Sutton.

 (Step children of George Washington Ritchea.)

 

  5.  (1). Annabel                 b.       1873   d.       1906

         m.Charles Scott

 

  6.  (2). John Alec               b.       1877   d.       1954

 

Children of George Washington and Mary Jane (Chidester) [Sutton]

Ritchea.

 

  7.  (1). George Melvin           b.c.     1882   d.c.     1891

 

  8.  (2). Barbara                 b.       1884   d.       1972

 

  9.  (3). William Jennings        b.       1885   d.       1971

         m.Lela Jane Wilson Dec 25 1902

 

 10.  (4). Grover Cleveland        b.       1888   d.       1950

         m.Eva Alice Bartlett May 5 1907

 

 11.  (5). Lula                    b.       1890   d.       1920

 

 12.  (6). Osa                     b.       1892   d.       1914

 

 13.  (7). Pearl                   b.       1895   d.       1973

 

 14.  (8). Mamie                   b.       1898   d.       1956

 

 

9.WILLIAM JENNINGS RITCHEA     1.GEORGE WASHINGTON RITCHEA

 

    William Jennings Ritchea, a son of George Washington and Mary Jane

(Chidester) [Sutton] Ritchea, was born in Calhoun County WV in 1885

and died there in 1971.  He married Lela Jane Wilson in Calhoun

County December 25, 1902.  Lela was a daughter of Robert E. and Jane

(Ellison) Wilson, was born in Calhoun County in 1882 and died ther in

1958.

 

Children of William Jennings and Lela Jane (Wilson) Ritchea.

 

 15.  (1). Glada

         m. Dewitte Harris

 

 16.  (2). Grover

         m. Helen McVickers

 

 17.  (3). Robert Paul             b.       1908   d.       1976

         m. Mary Brown Welsh

 

 18.  (4). Carl                    b.       1910   d.       1985

         m. Leora Perkins

 

 19.  (5). Denver James

         m. Mary Sole

 

 20.  (6). Edith                   b.Oct 13 1913   d.Jun 18 1997

         m. Brady Burl Whipkey Jun 19 1948

 

 21.  (7). Edythe

         m. Carl Ferrell

 

 22.  (8). Dale

         m. Betty Jean Wilson

 

 23.  (9). Marshall Glen

         m. Rose King

 

 

10.GROVER CLEVELAND RITCHEA     1.GEORGE WASHINGTON RITCHEA

 

    Grover Cleveland Ritchea, a son of George Washington and Mary Jane

(Chidester) [Sutton] Ritchea, was born in Calhoun County WV in 1888

and died in Roane County WV in 1950.  He married Eva Alice Bartlett in

Calhoun County May 5, 1907.

 

Children of Grover Cleveland and Eva Alice (Bartlett) Ritchea.

 

 24.  (1). Wilbert Jedediah        b.Mar 24 1908

 

 25.  (2). Mary Mildred            b.       1910

 

 26.  (3). Lucy Louise             b.       1914

 

 27.  (4). Forest Oral             b.       1921

 

 

19.DENVER JAMES RITCHEA    9.WILLIAM JENNINGS RITCHEA     1.GEORGE WASHINGTON RITCHEA

 

      Denver James Ritchea, a son of William Jennings and Lela Jane (Wilson) Ritchea, was born in Calhoun County, WV about 1915. He married Mary Sole.

 

Known child of Denver James and Mary (Sole) Ritchie.

 

 28.  (1). Harold Eugene            b. May 14 1938    d. Apr 23 2016

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20.EDITH RITCHEA   9.WILLIAM JENNINGS RITCHEA     1.GEORGE WASHINGTON

RITCHEA

 

    Edith Ritchea, a daughter of William Jennings and Lela Jane (Wilson)

Ritchea, was born in Calhoun County WV October 13, 1913 and died Juen

18, 1997. She married Brady Burl Whipkey June 19, 1948. Brady, a son of

John C. and Beulah (Metz) Whipkey, was born August 29, 1915 and died

March 22, 1968.

 

Children of Brady Burl and Edith (Ritchea) Whipkey

 

 29.  (1). Pauline

 

 30.  (2). Kitty

 

 31.  (3). Pug

 

 32.  (4). Grace

 

 33.  (5). Denzil

 

 34.  (6). Roger Dene Sr.

         m. Lena Kathryn Hardman

 

 35.  (7). Timmy

 

 36.  (8). Charlie

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

CALHOUN COUNTY LINES & LINKS, January 1999, p. 13

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" p.292

Smith, Jeff and Maria, e-mail to Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descedants Jan

13 2002

“Hur Herald.com” Calhoun County WV Apr 26 2016

 

 

Revised Nov 8 2016