Captain John Ritter

Captain John Ritter

Male 1816 - 1902  (86 years)

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  • Name John Ritter 
    Title Captain 
    Born 9 Jun 1816 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Nov 1902 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Smyrna Methodist Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 225
      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 185-B
      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 605
      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 361-B
      1900 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 74
    Person ID I04046  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2015 

    DNA Tests  15 DNA tests are associated with Captain John Ritter 

    Father Thomas Wesley Ritter,   b. 28 Mar 1786,   d. 17 Jan 1821  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Dolly Garner,   b. Abt 1790,   d. Bef 31 May 1848  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1848, May 31 -- Deed Book 10 Page 539-541, Moore County, NC
      John Garner and wife Judith, Elias Maness and wife Elizabeth, Asa Maness and wife Ann, Eliza Ritter and John Ritter deeded Lewis Garner 134 acres located on Deep River adjoining Lewis Garner and John Ritter. Jas. L. Garner was a witness. [Editor's Note -- heirs of Dolly Garner Ritter Dec'd.]
    Family ID F0079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sara Ann Myrick,   b. 4 Apr 1818,   d. 19 Mar 1905  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Abt 1839 
    Children 
    +1. Francis Marion Ritter,   b. 13 Apr 1840,   d. 31 Jul 1907  (Age 67 years)
    +2. Thomas Ritter,   b. 13 Jun 1841,   d. 1 Jul 1915  (Age 74 years)
    +3. Martha Emily Ritter,   b. 30 Dec 1842,   d. 10 Apr 1915  (Age 72 years)
    +4. John Spinks Ritter,   b. 1 Aug 1844,   d. 18 Aug 1916  (Age 72 years)
    +5. Mary Ritter,   b. 11 Jan 1846,   d. 21 Jun 1928  (Age 82 years)
    +6. Judy Ritter,   b. 20 May 1847,   d. 23 Apr 1921  (Age 73 years)
    +7. Cynthia America Ritter,   b. 9 Feb 1850,   d. 6 Jan 1938  (Age 87 years)
    +8. Sarah Jane Ritter,   b. 15 Mar 1852,   d. 4 Jun 1923  (Age 71 years)
    +9. Huldah Ritter,   b. 11 Aug 1854,   d. 30 May 1923  (Age 68 years)
    +10. Jack Ritter,   b. Mar 1857,   d. 4 Jul 1903  (Age ~ 46 years)
    +11. Joseph Ritter,   b. 02 Dec 1857, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1936, Greensboro, Guilford County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +12. Julia Ann Ritter,   b. 15 Apr 1861,   d. 4 Jun 1926  (Age 65 years)
    +13. Exir Louise Ritter,   b. 30 Jun 1862,   d. 21 Jan 1925  (Age 62 years)
    +14. Elizabeth Adelaide Ritter,   b. 11 Oct 1865,   d. 27 Jan 1938  (Age 72 years)
    Family ID F1354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Photos
    Captain John Ritter
    Captain John Ritter
    Husband of Sara Ann Myrick and son of Thomas Wesley Ritter and Dolly Garner

    Documents
    1838 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3127 - William Ritter
    1838 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3127 - William Ritter
    1848 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3509 - Lewis Garner
    1848 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3509 - Lewis Garner

    Headstones
    John Ritter
    John Ritter

    Histories
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    Wallace DNA Project
    Wallace DNA Project
    The results of numerous Wallace and Ritter DNA tests
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Courtesy of the NC Archives.
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843, Jan 20 -- Petition, Nov 1842-Jan 1843 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for relief from debts due to economic hardship. They requested the General Assembly pass a law preventing creditors from buying defaulted property unless the debtors was allowed 2/3 the value of the land: J.J. Alston, Carroll Brady, Bradley Brady, Jesse Hedgepeth, W.D. Tyson, John Warner, Pitate Ivey, N.S. Marley, Neill Peterson, John Oats, Duncan McIver, William Underwood, E.Q. Sowell, Thos. Fry, John D. McDonald, John Patterson, D.M.R. McIntosh (Cpt.), John McIver (Cpt.), Eli R. Sowe;l, Jesse Stafford, Aaron A.F. Sowell, Lewis Lawhon, George Hunsucker, Hugh McKenzie, Jacob Stutts, Daniel Muse, Alexd. Camerson, Wm. Wadsworth, Peter Black, George D. Ritter, J.H. Muse, Mathew Williams, Jesse Sanders, Jno. McDonald, W.K. Benjamin, J. Thomas, D.M. McIntosh, Joab Cheek, Corn, Shields, Fannin Moore, Bryan Boroughs, George Stutts, Henry Stutts, William Sears, Robt. L. Purvis, Stephen Beryman, Benj. Shields, Neill McNeill, Danl. McRae, Hugh Mathis, A. Munroe, A. Stutts, Neill Mathis, Brinkly Phillips, Thomas Muse, Thomas J. Pervis, Daniel McNeill, John Tyson, Balaam Stewart, Henry Stutts Jr., Levi Wright, John Ritter, John Dunlap, J.J. Phillips, Dempsey Sowell, Joseph Upton, John Oliver, Neill McQueen, Angus McCaskill, William B. Williamson, A. Harper, Jesse B. Caddell, Angus McCaskill, James B. Muse, M. McLeod, Green B. Fields, Martin Hunsucker, Newton R. Bryan, Peter Cornelison, Benjamin Phillips, Charles Brady, Elijah Y. Rice [?], Norman D. McDuffie, Wm. Brewer, Martin Shefield, Patrick Shields, William Dannelly, Eli Phillips and L.W. Lawhon. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected by the NC House]