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

Thomas Irving Ritchie

Male 1890 - 1975  (85 years)


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  • Name Thomas Irving Ritchie 
    Born 12 Apr 1890  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-73057 
    Died 30 Oct 1975  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1 Nov 1975  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I73057  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Robert Ritchie,   b. 13 Mar 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1924, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Janet Renwick,   b. May 1853, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1938, Wroxeter, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1886  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Family ID F19050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Grace "Grace" Cochrane,   b. 3 Mar 1897, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1990, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1920  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Robert Cochrane "Bob" Ritchie,   b. 1922, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1998, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Marshall Renwick Ritchie,   b. 15 Mar 1934, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1971, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     3. Betty Ritchie
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F247611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thomas I. Ritchie Passes - A member of one of this district's pioneer farming families, Thomas Irving Ritchie of RR 2, Paris, passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital, Brantford on Thursday, October 30th. He was 85. Born in North Dumfries, Mr. Ritchie had farmed in the area all his life; over 50 years on the Ayr-Paris Road. He was a member of the Knox United Church, Ayr. Surviving besides his wife, the former Grace Cochrane, are two sons, Robert of RR 3, Ayr and Grant of Ayr; a daughter Mrs. Earl (Betty) Vanderlip of RR 2, Paris; also 13 grandchildren. Predeceased by a son Marshall. Funeral service was held Saturday at the William Kipp Funeral Home, Paris. Rev. D. E. Willis of Ayr officiated. Interment in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bert Sayles, John T. Kennedy, Thomas Burtch, Wilbur Guthrie, Donald Cochrane and Norman Perriman. Flower bearers were Brian and David, Ritchie and Donald Vanderlip.

      The Ayr News Nov 6 1975 pg 9

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 6.

    2. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 25.

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Ritchie/ In Loving memory of/ Thomas IrvIng Ritchie/ Apr. 12, 1890 - Oct. 30, 1975/ his beloved wife/ Mabel Grace Cochrane/ Mar. 3, 1897 - May 9, 1990/ Marshall Renwick Our son/ Mar. 15, 1934 - July 12, 1971
      [Back] Ritchie

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11780 (1886), Ritchie-Renwick.
      Robert RITCHIE, 31, farmer, b/ Blenheim, res. North Dumfries, s/o Robert RITCHIE & Elizabeth CLARK, married Janet RENWICK, 31, res & b. North Dumfries, same, d/o Walter RENWICK & Margaret PRESTON, witn: Andrew RENWICK & Jessie McCRONE, both of North Dumfries, 25 March 1886 at North Dumfries

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Janet Renwick Age: 31 Birth Date: abt 1854 Birth Place: North Dumfries Marriage Date: 25 Mar 1885 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Walter Renwick Mother: Margaret Preston Spouse: Robert Ritchie Spouse's Age: 31 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1854 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim, Ontario Spouse Father: Robert Ritchie Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Clark

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Mabel Grace Cochrane Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1897 Birth Place: Ayr Marriage Date: 6 Oct 1920 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Robert Cochrane Mother: Christena Marshall Spouse: Thos I Ritchie Spouse's Age: 30 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1890 Spouse Birth Place: Ayr Spouse Father: Robert Ritchie Spouse Mother: Jennie Renwick

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Apr 1890 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Oct 1920 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Oct 1975 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Nov 1975 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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