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Today In Genealogy History – March 18

Lucinda Amanda Jewell Ritchey died 80 years ago – March 18, 1933 – in Fillmore County, Nebraska.  Lucinda was the daughter of Thomas W. Jewell and Zillah Ward, born March 18, 1849, in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois.  On February 4, 1875, Lucinda married Charles Henry Ritchey.  They had 8 children:  Charles Thomas, Mary Emma, James Eben, Elmer Cross, Edith Helen, Zillah Maude, Arthur W. and Francis Sumber Ritchey.  Lucinda is buried in Geneva Cemetery, Geneva, Nebraska.

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