Person:John Ritchie (28)

John Ritchie
b.Est. 1735-1745
m. 1755
  1. Nancy 'Agnes' Ritcheybef 1778 -
  • HJohn RitchieEst 1735-1745 - 1812
  • WRebecca Boggs1736 - 1816
m. 05 December 1801
Facts and Events
Name John Ritchie
Alt Name John Ritchey
Gender Male
Birth? Est. 1735-1745
Marriage 1755 Augusta, Virginia, United Statesto Margaret Wales
Marriage 05 December 1801 Rockbridge County, Virginiato Rebecca Boggs
Death? February 1812 Rockbridge County, Virginia

John Ritchie (Ritchey) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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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).