Dixon Ritter

Male 1800 - 1880  (79 years)


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  • Name Dixon Ritter 
    Born 5 Nov 1800  NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Bedford County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1840  Shelby County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  Moultrie County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Moultrie County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Jan 1880 
    Buried Sullivan, Moultrie County, IL at Smyser Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1825, Nov 8 -- Deed
      Tobias Fry, administrator of Jesse Fry Dec'd. deeded Joseph Fry Junr. all of his interest in the estate of Joseph Fry Dec'd being 1/6 of 713 acres included within the following tracts located on Killets Creek [1] 200 acres patented by Andrew Killet [2] 300 acres adjoining the above tract [3] 200 acres adjoining the 300 acre tract [4] 200 acres patented by Joseph Fry adjoining John Insor, Joseph Fry, Nathan Fry, Allison and Widow McDonald [5] 10 acres patented by Joseph Fry adjoining Joseph Fry, B. Fry and Wm. Feagin [6] 150 acres patented by Joseph Fry adjoining Feagin, the Speculators and Joseph Fry. Wm. Barrett and Dixon Writter were witnesses. [Editor's Note: Moore County Historical Association Files, Southern Pines, Durham, NC]

      1830 -- Census, Bedford County, TN Page 105
      Dickson Ritter
      (30-40) 1M
      (20-30) 1M 1F
      (15-20) 2M
      (5-10) 1F
      (0-5) 1F

      1840 -- Census, Shelby County, IL Page 203-B
      Dixon Ritter
      (30-40) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 1F
      (5-10) 1M 2F
      (0-5) 1M 1F

      1850 -- Census, Moultrie County, IL Page 372
      Dickson Rater 51 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Elizabeth Rater 40 F, Born in NC
      Margarette A. Rater 21 F, Born in TN
      Miram Rater 17 F, Born in TN
      Wm. H. Rater 16 M, Born in TN
      John D. Rater 14 M, Born in IL
      Saml. J. Rater 8 M, Born in IL
      Nancy Rater 6 F, Born in IL

      1860 -- Census, Molutrie County, IL Page 1007
      Dixon Ritter 60 M, Farmer, $100 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Margaret Ritter 30 F, Born in TN
      Wm. H. Ritter 25 M, Farmer, $300 Personal Property, Born in TN
      John Ritter 23 M, Farmer, $400 Personal Property, Born in IL
      Samuel Ritter 19 M, Farm Hand, Born in IL
      Nancy Ritter 17 F, Assistant Farm Hand, Born in IL
      Austin McLeane 6 M, Born in IL
      John Lovins 24 M, Farm Hand, Born in IL
    Person ID I04091  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2019 

    Father Thomas Ritter,   b. 1764,   d. 1849, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Margaret Seawell,   b. 1762,   d. Aft 12 Feb 1851  (Age 89 years) 
    Histories
    Ritter Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Ritter Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Ritter references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F1308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth,   b. 29 Jan 1810,   d. 10 May 1855  (Age 45 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ritter,   b. 1829, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Miriam W. Ritter,   b. 11 Jan 1833, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1871  (Age 38 years)
     3. William H. Ritter,   b. 6 Apr 1834, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1900  (Age 66 years)
     4. John D. Ritter,   b. 1836, IL Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Samuel J. Ritter,   b. 1842
     6. Nancy Ritter,   b. 1843
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F12101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Bedford County, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Shelby County, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Moultrie County, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Moultrie County, IL Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1823 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2677 - Thomas Ritter
    1823 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2677 - Thomas Ritter
    1818 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2594 - Thomas Ritter
    1818 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2594 - Thomas Ritter
    1818 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2568 - Thomas Ritter
    1818 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2568 - Thomas Ritter

  • Sources 
    1. [S1089] Find A Grave [www.findagrave.com].
      Find A Grave erroneously listed date of birth as 1808 and date of death as 1889. Dickson is listed in census as being born in 1800 and is listed in the 1880 Mortality Schedule as dying in Jan 1880.