Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Family: Philip Ritter / Elizabeth Maria Knechtel (F28938)

m. 30 Sep 1849


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  • Father | Male
    Philip Ritter

    Born  29 Apr 1819  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Oct 1898   
    Buried    St. James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  30 Sep 1849  [1]  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Maria Knechtel

    Born  7 Oct 1829  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jun 1904   
    Buried    St. James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Johann Philip Knechtel | F8302 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Eva Jung | F8302 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Elisabeth Ritter

    Born  13 Jun 1850  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  29 Sep 1850  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Feb 1925  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Greenwood Cemetery, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Jacob Schweitzer | F9800 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Male
    Valentine Ritter

    Born  22 Jul 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  19 Sep 1852  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Apr 1894  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" Eix | F6949 
    Married  14 Dec 1879  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Philip Ritter

    Born  19 Aug 1854  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1936   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Margaret "Maggie" Lantz | F40486 
    Married  18 Jan 1880  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    William K. Ritter

    Born  14 Aug 1856  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1922   
    Buried    Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Korell | F14489 
    Married  1 Nov 1885  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Catherine Ritter

    Born  1858  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    Catharine Ritter

    Born  CALC 30 Aug 1858  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Feb 1880  Mornington, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William Lanz | F223905 
    Married  28 Dec 1879  North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Mary Ritter

    Born  7 Jun 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Apr 1957  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Adam Mattusch | F14539 
    Married  16 Feb 1887  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Heinrich "Henry" Ritter

    Born  6 Mar 1863  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1945   
    Buried    St. James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Philipina Mattusch | F14044 
    Married  25 Sep 1887  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Male
    John K. Ritter

    Born  Feb 1865  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1957   
    Buried    Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Maria Magadalena Eix | F6950 
    Married  14 Apr 1895  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Daniel K. RitterChild 10 | Male
    Daniel K. Ritter

    Born  12 Dec 1867  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 May 1951  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Melinda S. Stroh | F14533 
    Married     

    Child 11 | Male
    Jacob K. Ritter

    Born  29 Apr 1870  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Apr 1963  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  11 Apr 1963  St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Conestogo, Woolwich, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Catharine Beisel | F14046 
    Married  5 Oct 1897  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 12 | Female
    Annie Ritter

    Born  14 Apr 1873  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Menno Koch | F13900 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Philipp Ritter, farmer of Waterloo married 30 Sep 1849 in Berlin by banns to Elisabeth Knechtel of Waterloo, wit: Michael Stolz weaver of Waterloo & Henry Strohl shoemaker of Waterloo