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Today In Genealogy History – January 22, 2012

Charles Ritchey was born 193 years ago – January 22, 1819 – in Montgomery County, Ohio.  Charles was the son of James Ritchey and Susannah Sawyer.  He married Amanda McKee in 1843 in Schuyler County, Illinois.  Charles and Amanda had 4 children:  William McKee, James Sylvester, Charles Henry, and Jacob Ritchey.  After Amanda’s death in 1851, Charles married Martha J. Milton.  Charles and Martha had 10 children:  George F., Jacob B., Cassey E., Rebecca B., John B., Othello Green, Laura, Ida Olive, Edwin Edward and Rachel C. Ritchey.

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