Jacob and Margareth Streich Leuenberger
Jacob Leuenberger and Margareth Streich are Ritchey’s great-great-grandparents. Both were born in Germany and came to the United States before their marriage in Johnson County, Iowa, on May 27, 1869. They had 9 children. Rosa, born March 31, 1876, married George Edwin Hertz – my husband is their descendant. The other 8 children were Mary, Ellen, John, Maggie, Lavina, Will, Delvie and Jacob. Jacob passed away in 1895, and Margareth August 14, 1911. They are buried in Oakland Cemetery in Solon, Iowa.