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Descendants of
John H. Ritter

Submitted by Lyn Rae Blake Schwartz




John H. (1858-1936) and Adelia (1859-1948) Ritter
in Cheboygan



Generation No. 1

1.  JOHN H.4 RITTER  (SIMON M.3, JOHN2, SIMON1) was born 28 September 1858 in New York1, and died 19 August 1936 in Cheboygan, Michigan1.  He married ADELIA L. TURRELL Abt. 1880 in Romeo, Macomb County, Michgian USA, daughter of JOHN TURRELL and NANCY.  She was born 20 July 1859 in Washington, MI1, and died 27 March 1948 in Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan1.

More About JOHN H. RITTER:
Burial: Cheboygan, Michigan (Pine Hill Cemetery)
Occupation: 1880, Farming then later owner of Ritter's Grocery Store owner in Cheboygan, Michigan on Court Street
Residence: 1900, 38? Brown Street, Cheboygan, Michigan USA

More About ADELIA L. TURRELL:
Burial: Cheboygan, Michigan (Pine Hill Cemetery)
Census: 1880, Living with her sister & bro. in law - Caroline and Waldo Webster
       
Children of JOHN RITTER and ADELIA TURRELL are:
2.                i.    ALLIE EDITH5 RITTER, b. 07 August 1881, Romeo, MI; d. 20 August 1975, Southfield, MI.
3.               ii.    PERRY J. RITTER, b. May 1882.

 

Generation No. 2

2.  ALLIE EDITH5 RITTER (JOHN H.4, SIMON M.3, JOHN2, SIMON1) was born 07 August 1881 in Romeo, MI2, and died 20 August 1975 in Southfield, MI.  She married (1) JOHN ALFRED BLAKE 1903 in Cheboygan, son of HENRY BLAKE and ANNIE PATON.  He was born 20 March 1880 in Cheboygan, MI, and died 21 April 1952 in Cheboygan.  She married (2) GEORGE SCHULTZ. 

More About ALLIE EDITH RITTER:
Remarried: George Schultz
       
Children of ALLIE RITTER and JOHN BLAKE are:
                   i.    ALICE PATON6 BLAKE, b. 06 June 1904, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan; d. 12 June 1994; m. RAY HOWELL SMITH, 28 June 1938; b. 09 November 1909, Northington, W. Virginia; d. 08 August 1984, Southfield, MI.
                  ii.    JEAN VIRGINIA BLAKE, b. 29 April 1907, Cheboygan, Michigan; d. 09 January 2004, San Antonio, Texas; m. COOK BROADWAY CONN, 08 September 1936, San Antonio, TX; b. 18 February 1902, TX; d. 25 February 1973, San Antonio, TX.

More About COOK BROADWAY CONN:
Occupation: Burroughs Corp for 39 yrs.

                 iii.    JOHN PATON BLAKE, b. 07 June 1913, Cheboygan, MI; d. 15 March 1958, Newport News, VA; m. EDITH ARLOA DUFORD, 07 September 1940, Cleveland, OH; b. 12 November 1915, Battle Creek, MI; d. 24 October 1976, Newport News, VA.

More About JOHN PATON BLAKE:
Cremation: 16 March 1958
Education: 1936, B.S. Mechanical Engineering/M.S.U.
Military service: Bet. 1940 - 1946, Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army

Notes for EDITH ARLOA DUFORD:
E. Arloa Duford (Blake) was married to John Paton Blake and had the ideal marriage.  Both were very much in love with each other.  They were also ideal parents, never swearing, church going, no alcohol, drugs or tobacco used.  In addition they treated their children and others honestly, fairly and with love.

More About EDITH ARLOA DUFORD:
Degree: Four years at Cleveland Conservatory for the Arts
Religion: Christian Scientist

                 iv.    JAMES HENRY ALLEN BLAKE, b. 05 September 1916, Cheboygan, Michigan; d. 23 July 2004, Temple, Texas; m. MARGARET MARY CONLOGUE, 21 April 1944, Watford, England; b. 25 November 1921, Phidelphia, PA.

 

3.  PERRY J.5 RITTER (JOHN H.4, SIMON M.3, JOHN2, SIMON1) was born May 1882.  He married ALICE B. MCDONALD Bef. 1905 in Cheboygan, Michigan USA.  She was born Abt. 1884 in Canada.

More About PERRY J. RITTER:
Census: 1910, Keeping Grocery Store with father then in 1920 he was an undertaker and worked in store
Occupation: 1930, Undertaker
Residence: 1920, North Street, Cheboygan, Michigan
       
Children of PERRY RITTER and ALICE MCDONALD are:

  1. LUCILLE M.6 RITTER, b. Abt. 1905, Cheboygan, Michigan USA.
  2. JOHN E. RITTER, b. Abt. 1907, Cheboygan, Michigan USA

                 iii.    RUBEN F. RITTER, b. Abt. 1908, Cheboygan, Michigan USA.
                 iv.    GRACE ALICE RITTER, b. Abt. 1909, Cheboygan, Michigan USA.

 

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