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

Valentine Ritter[1]

Male 1852 - 1894  (41 years)


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  • Name Valentine Ritter 
    Born 22 Jul 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 19 Sep 1852  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelist 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-26572 
    Died 19 Apr 1894  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I26572  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Philip Ritter,   b. 29 Apr 1819, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1898  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Maria Knechtel,   b. 7 Oct 1829, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1904  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1849  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F28938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" Eix,   b. 27 Sep 1859, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1920, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1879  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Philip Ritter,   b. 16 Jul 1880, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Ann Ritter,   b. 3 Aug 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1972, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Addison Charles "Charles" Ritter,   b. 30 May 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Catherine Ritter,   b. 25 Sep 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1982, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. Walter Valentine Ritter,   b. 15 Aug 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     6. Amelia S. Ritter,   b. 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Adeline L. E. Ritter,   b. 28 Jul 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1980, RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Magdalena Valentina "Tina" Ritter,   b. 28 Apr 1894, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1988, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Valentine Ritter
    Valentine Ritter

  • Notes 
    • Local News

      The rumour that the corpse of the late Val. Ritter had been stolen from the Union Cemetery, has been proven to be untrue. On Monday morning the grave was opened and the corpse found to be in its place yet.


      Elmira Advertizer 20 Sep 1894

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 37535-1886 Catherine Ritter.

    2. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Valentine Ritter/ Died April 19, 1894/ Aged 41 Yrs. 8 M. & 28 Dys.

    3. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Valentine Ritter d/o Philipp & Elisabeth Knechtel b. 21 Jul 1852, bapt 19 Sep 1852, sponsors: Valentine Knechtel Jr. & Margareth Muller

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 36.

    5. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 32.

    6. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 82.

    7. [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

    8. [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration), 010778-1879.

    9. [S71] Family history of Eix family, handwritten by Catherine Betzler and Henry Eix about 1900.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 19 Sep 1852 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelist - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1879 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Apr 1894 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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