Facts and Events
John Ritchie (Ritchey) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of John Ritchie in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - McGahon vs. Ritchie--O. S. 309; N. S. 110--Bill, 26th August, 1816, by Peggy McGahan and John Wilson. In February, 1812, John Ritchie of Rockbridge died, intestate, leaving widow Rebecca and 4 children, viz: Robert Ritchie of Botetourt; Nancy Moor, wife of John Moor of Kenawha; Jenny, wife of Wm. Greenwood of Green County, Ohio; oratrix Peggy McCahan, widow of Duncan McCahan of Ross County, Ohio. John Moore died some years ago. (Note: based upon the informantion listed above and the marriage date of John Ritchie and Rebecca (Boggs) Miller in 1801 in Rockbridge County, the children listed appear to be from a prior marriage).