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Eliza Vanaway

Female 1811 - 1850  (39 years)


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  • Name Eliza Vanaway 
    Born 6 Apr 1811 
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Jul 1850 
    Person ID I968  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 2005 

    Family Alexander RITCHEY,   b. Abt 1806, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. lived Harrison Co, Oh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 Apr 1837 
    Notes 
    • Lived Harrison Co, OH

      From Cora Rupe's notes:
      Alexander Ritchey Harrison Co, Ohio
      married Eliza Vanaway April 11, 1837
      Sophia Kyger Jan 20, 1853
      Eliza and Sophia may be sisters
      Magdelena Goodman Dec 17, 1860
      Children of Alex and Eliza:
      Andrew b Jan/27/1838
      John W b Jan/22/1840 - Died in the Army, no date
      Nancy Anne b. Jan/21/1842
      Wm Trinnel b. Oct/29/1843
      Margaret Jane b Dec/3/1847
      Sophia Kiger b. Dec/3/1847
      Sam'l Chesterbrook b. June/1/1850

      Children with Sophia:
      Mary Ellen b. Jan/29/1854 d. Nov/14/1896
      Eliza Agness Belle b. Oct/29/1856
      Sarah Elizabeth b. Aug/12/1857 d. Apr/6/1863

      Child with Magdelena:
      Hannah b. Dec/16/1862

      On Separate page:
      Geo. B McClelland Ritchey b. Oct 1, 1862
      Nellie Jane Ritchey b. Mar 18, 1869

      Eliza Ritchey died July 25, 1850 Age 39 yr 3 mo 19 days
      Sophia Ritchey died May 18, 1860 age 39 years 23 days
      Sarah Elizabeth Ritchey died Ap 6, 1863
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      1850 census Harrison Co, ShortCreek Dist #71, Ohio
      #1677
      Alexander Richey, 44, farmer, $3000 Ohio
      Eliza, 39
      Andrew, 12
      John, 10
      Mary A, 8
      William T, 6
      Margaret T, 5
      Sophia A, 2
      Samuel, 1month
      All born in Ohio. This must have been taken within days of the death of Eliza. Samuel was born June 1, she died July 25.
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      #1678 is Andrew Richey, 71 PA
      Margaret, 56 VA
      Jane, 37 OH
      Hannah, 28 O
      Elisabeth, 25 O
      Abigail, 22 O
      Catherine, 20 O
      Margaret, 16 O
      Martha, 9 O
      Zephaniah Bell, 26, farmer Oh
      #1405 is Samuel Richey, 40
    Children 
     1. Andrew Ritchey,   b. 27 Jan 1838,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John W Ritchey,   b. 22 Jan 1840,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Nancy Anne Ritchey,   b. 21 Jan 1842,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Trinnell Ritchey,   b. 29 Oct 1843,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Margaret Jane Ritchey,   b. 3 Dec 1847,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sophia Kiger Ritchey,   b. 3 Dec 1847,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Samuel Chesterbrook Ritchey,   b. 1 Jun 1850,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F386  Group Sheet