John Ritchie I

John Ritchie I
b. 12 Feb 1788 d. 23 Jul 1871
m. after 1843 Ireland to
Elizabeth (Eliza) McMurray
b.1827 d.17 Mar 1877
Thomas Ritchie II
b. Downpatrick 5 Jul 1843
d. New Plymouth 25 May 1934
m. 5 Feb 1892 Adelaide Australia to
Mary Dobbs
b. Abt 1857 Adelaide Australia

Robert Hutton Ritchie
b. 30 Nov 1844
d. 1919
m. to Francis (Fanny) Hunt

 Dr James (Jas) Hutton Ritchie I
b. 6 Jan 1847
d. 15 Oct 1891 at sea returning from India
Gravestone Inch Graveyard
m. in India 1883
Anne Ritchie Pretty
b. 1856
Sarah Ann Ritchie
b. 28 Jan 1849 d. Christchurch NZ

(Brasting note died 4 Mar 1883 aged 57 ages do not match)

Martin Coates Ritchie
b.28 Oct 1851
d. 1896 Inch Downpatrick

Rosina Hutton Ritchie
b. 1854 d. Christchurch NZ 1937


Margaret (Maggie) Ritchie
b. 1854
m. 23 Mar 1894 St Andrews Manse Christchurch NZ to
Robert Rodger Strang Shand
b. 1851

William Henry Ritchie
b. 20 Jul 1857 d. 26 Oct 1859

Sarah, Maggie & Rosina house-kept for a time on the Chathams for their brother Thomas Ritchie II

From Ritchie's papers
1883 Omaha had a fine passage from the Chathams. I came up to meet my sisters Ritchie

Full cousins of John Ritchie were:
William Perry
Martins (a son, Joe Martin, came to NZ on the same ship as Thomas Ritchie)

Eliza Ritchie Death Notice
At her residence, The Grove, Inch Downpatrick
Eliza, relict of the late John Ritchie 17/3/1877

Inch Graveyard

(In low-railed enclosure with HUTTON stone)
In memory of John Ritchie who died 23rd July 1871 aged 82 years.
And of Eliza his wife who died 17th March 1877 aged 59 years.
And of their son William Henry who died 26th October 1859 aged 2 years.
And of their son James Hutton Ritchie, Surgeon Major I.M.S. who died at sea 15th October 1891.
And of their son Martin Ritchie who died 11th August 1896 aged (blank) years.











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