Everett Ritter[1]

Male 1759 - Aft 1850  (> 92 years)


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  • Name Everett Ritter 
    Birth 1759 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1800  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 1815-1819  Lincoln County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1830  Marion County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1840-1850  Tippah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Aft 1850  Tippah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Heinrich Ritter,   b. Germany Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1739, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Great Grandfather) 
    Susannah Wallace  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1788, Jul 3 -- Land Grant #354, Moore County, NC
      John Ritter received 50 acres located on Locust Branch. John Ritter and Everid Ritter were chain carriers.

      1792, Feb 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 336
      Ordered that Thomas Ritter be appointed overseer of the road that leads by the Widow Muses and have the following hands to work: Wm. Dunn & hands, Saml. Dunn, John Upton, Jesse Upton, Edward Upton, Richd. Upton, Jno. Dannelly, John Atkinson, Thos. Muse, Saml. Elkins, Jacob Stutts, Jno. Ritter, Everet Ritter, Jesse Bean, John Sowell, Jno. Quimby, Jno. McCaskill, Alexr. McCaskill, Jno. Hargrove, Kenneth Murchison, Duncan McIntosh, Martin Martin, Neil McIntosh, Simon Rheubottom and Ezekl. Rheubottom.

      1795, Jun 2 -- Land Grant #1593, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Been [assignee of Jesse Ritter] received 50 acres located northwest of McLendons Creek and south of Richland Creek adjoining Samuel Dunn, Donald McQueen and own line. Jesse Ritter and Everit Ritter were chain carriers.

      1795, Jun 24 -- Land Grant #1113, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Ritter received 50 acres located on the waters of Locust Branch adjoining John Ritter. John Ritter and Everet Ritter were chain carriers.

      1795, Aug 14 -- Land Grant #904, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Ritter and Neil McLeod received 50 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining his own line, Farquard Campbell and Nathan Smith. Duncan McIntosh and Everet Ritter were chain carriers.

      1796, Jun 2 -- Land Grant #1112, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Ritter received 50 acres located west of Richland Creek adjoining his own line where he lives and John Ritter. John Ritter and Everit Ritter were chain carriers.

      1796, Jun 20 -- Land Grant #1094, Moore County, NC
      Everid Ritter [assignee of Jesse Ritter] received 100 acres located between McLendons and Richland Creeks adjoining his own line and John McSween. Jesse Bean and Jesse Ritter were chain carriers.

      1797, Jun 23 -- Land Grant #1323, Moore County, NC
      Simon Rheubottom received 49 acres located northwest of Richland Creek adjoining William Barrett, Farquard Campbell, Donald McQueen and Jesse Ritter. William Dunn and Everit Ritter were chain carriers.

      1798, Jul 10 -- Land Grant #1318, Moore County, NC
      Neil McLeod received 100 acres located on Buffalo Creek adjoining Hector McLean, Brumlo, Jesse Ritter and Alex. Munroe. Everit Ritter and Donald Munroe were chain carriers.

      1798, Jul 28 -- Land Grant #1197, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Ritter received 200 acres located between McLendons and Richland Creeks adjoining John McSween, Everet Ritter, Donald McQueen, William Barrett, Farquard Campbell, McIver (formerly Neil McLeod) and John Quimby. Everet Ritter and Jesse Ritter Jur. were chain carriers.

      1798, Sep 26 -- Land Grant #1195, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Ritter Senr. received 100 acres located on Locust Branch of Richland Creek adjoining John Ritter and David Allison. Moses Ritter and Everit Ritter were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 77
      Averit Writter
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-25) 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1814, Jul 23 -- Deed Book C Page 229, Lincoln County, TN
      John Wright (of Giles County, TN) deeded Everet Reter (of Lincoln County, TN) 50 acres located south of Elk River on Kelleys Creek, being a part of the warrant granted to David Ross and conveyed to Wright and adjoining John McNairy. Witnesses: Solomon Burford and Jacob H. Vanhooser. Registered 1 Mar 1815.

      1815, Feb 11 -- Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Lincoln County, TN Page 149
      A deed from John Wright to Everet Reter for 50 acres was proven by Solomon Burford and Jacob Vanhooser.

      1819, Feb 17 -- Deed, Lincoln County, TN
      Everet Reter deeded Solomon Buford 50 acres located on both sides of Kelleys Creek of Elk River adjoining John McNairy. Witnesses: James Anderson, James Brown and William Anderson.

      1822, Sep 13 -- Marriage Register, Jefferson County, TN
      Averitt Ritter to Charlotte Smith

      1830 -- Census, Marion County, AL Page 176-B
      Everit Ritter
      (60-70) 1M
      (30-40) 1F
      (10-15) 1F
      (5-10) 1F
      (0-5) 1M 1F

      1840 -- Census, Tippah County, MS Page 178-B
      Everett Ritter
      (80-89) 1M
      (30-40) 1F
      (10-15) 2F
      (5-10) 1M
      (0-5) 1F

      1845 -- State Census, Tippah County, MS Page 47
      Everett Ritter
      2M 2F

      1850 -- Census, Tippah County, MS Page 427
      Everett Ritter 91 M, Born in NC
      Charlotte Ritter 60 F, Born in NC
      Frances M. Ritter 16 M, Farmer, Born in AL
      Margaret Ritter 21 F, Born in AL
    Person ID I17483  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2022 

    DNA Tests  5 DNA tests are associated with Everett Ritter 

    Father Jesse Ritter,   b. 1735, VA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. c1810, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Susannah Wallace 
    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.
    1910 History of the Ritter Family by Murry Connie Ritter
    1910 History of the Ritter Family by Murry Connie Ritter
    Recent discoveries from Linda Ritter of Louisiana detail the Ritter family history through personal letters as well as an oral family history written in 1910 by Murry Connie Ritter as told by his father William Young Ritter [age 77 in 1910] who passed the oral history down from his grandfather, Everett Ritter, Sr.
    Family ID F4920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy 
    Marriage Bef 1800 
    Children 
       1. Female Nancy A. Ritter
    +  2. Male Anderson Ritter,   b. 1797   d. 16 Dec 1873 (Age 76 years)
    Phebe Douglas Young  (Age 83 years)
    +  3. Male John Newton Ritter,   b. 1799, NC Find all individuals with events at this locationd. May 1855, Monroe County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years)
    +  4. Female Elizabeth Ritter,   b. 1801, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
    William McBride  (Age 33 years)  m. c1822;   
    Joshua Coleman  (Age 56 years)  m. 24 Nov 1855
    +  5. Male William A. Ritter,   b. 1802   d. 1871 (Age 69 years)
    +  6. Male Everett Ritter, Jr.,   b. 24 Dec 1804, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Jane Young  (Age 72 years)
    +  7. Male James Ritter,   b. 1800-1810
    +  8. Male Benjamin Franklin Ritter,   b. 8 Jan 1815   d. 1 Oct 1904 (Age 89 years)
    Nancy C. Joyner  (Age 46 years)  m. c1854;   
    Tranquila Waits  m. 17 Oct 1876
    Family ID F11835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2016 

    Family 2 Charlotte Smith,   b. 1790-1793 
    Marriage 13 Sep 1822  Jefferson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
       1. Female Susan Caroline Ritter,   b. 1827   d. 1889, Scott County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years)
    Robert Lee Bottoms  (Age 87 years)
       2. Female Margaret Ritter,   b. 1829, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
       3. Male Francis Marion "Frank" Ritter,   b. 1834, AL Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1864 (Age 30 years)
    Family ID F5071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2013 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - 1815-1819 - Lincoln County, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 13 Sep 1822 - Jefferson County, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Marion County, AL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840-1850 - Tippah County, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Aft 1850 - Tippah County, MS Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1197 - Jesse Ritter
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1197 - Jesse Ritter
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1112 - Jesse Ritter
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1112 - Jesse Ritter
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1195 - Jesse Ritter
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1195 - Jesse Ritter
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #904 - Jesse Ritter and Neil McLeod
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #904 - Jesse Ritter and Neil McLeod
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1113 - Jesse Ritter
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1113 - Jesse Ritter
    1788 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #354 - John Ritter
    1788 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #354 - John Ritter
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1593 - Jesse Bean
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1593 - Jesse Bean
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1094 - Everet Ritter
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1094 - Everet Ritter
    1797 Land Grant #1323, Moore County, NC - Simon Rheubottom
    1797 Land Grant #1323, Moore County, NC - Simon Rheubottom
    Map of Early Ritter Land Grants in Moore County, NC
    Map of Early Ritter Land Grants in Moore County, NC
    Tracts highlighted include Jesse Ritter, Sr. [GREEN], and sons: Thomas [YELLOW], John [LIGHT BLUE], Everett [RED] and Jesse, Jr. [PINK]. Grandsons: William [ORANGE], John R. [DARK BLUE], John T. [BLACK] and George [GRAY].
    1810 Deed, Moore County, NC - Jesse Ritter to Susanna Muse
    1810 Deed, Moore County, NC - Jesse Ritter to Susanna Muse
    1810, Apr 12 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
    Jesse Ritter Senr. deeded 100 acres to his grandchildren [children of daughter Susanna and husband Daniel Muse] located between Richland and McLendons Creek being part of 200 acres adjoining Jesse Sowell, Everiter Ritter, Donald McQueen, Wm. Barret, Farquard Campbell and McIver(formerly McLeod). Jesse Muse and Shadrach Manes were witnesses. [Editorís Note: Private deed in possession of Frank Muse, Carthage, NC]

    Histories
    Moore County, NC DNA Project
    Moore County, NC DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Burns, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Caviness, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Kidd, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McLendon, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright
    Wallace DNA Project
    Wallace DNA Project
    The results of numerous Wallace and Ritter DNA tests
    1910 History of the Ritter Family by Murry Connie Ritter
    1910 History of the Ritter Family by Murry Connie Ritter
    Recent discoveries from Linda Ritter of Louisiana detail the Ritter family history through personal letters as well as an oral family history written in 1910 by Murry Connie Ritter as told by his father William Young Ritter [age 77 in 1910] who passed the oral history down from his grandfather, Everett Ritter, Sr.
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1346] Cheryl A. Travis Daubs [cadaubs@aol.com].
      Land Deed Genealogy of Lincoln County, Tennessee 1809-1818 Vol. 1 Comp. by Helen C. & Timothy R.
      Marsh 1996, Pg. 128

      Deed Book C Pg. 229 23rd July 1814
      Deed from JOHN WRIGHT of Giles County, Tennessee to EVERET RETER of Lincoln Co., Tennessee for 50 acres of land in Lincoln Co., Tenn. Being on the south side of Elk River an on Kelley's Creek a branch of said river, being a part of the warrant granted to David Ross and conveyed to Wright and adjoining a tract
      of John McNairy's. Witnesses: Solomon Burford and Jacob H. Vanhooser. Registered 1st March 1815.

      Vol. 2, 1818-1828 RETER, EVERET of Lincoln Co., Tenn. To SOLOMON BURFORD of same place for a
      tract of land in Lincoln County and on both sides of Kelley's Creek, a south branch of Elk River and adjoining a tract of John McNairy. Containing 50 acres. Wit.: James Anderson, James Brown and William Anderson. Reg.: 17th Feb. 1819.

      Page 136 Reter, Everet Clerk's List 1810-1822
      First land transactions recorded in Lincoln County. Contains transactions not found in early deed index books at Register's office.
      1815 John Wright to Everet Reter for 50 acres
      Pgl. 147 1819
      Everet Retten to A. Buford for 50 acres

      First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County, Tennessee by Helen Marsh and Timothy R. Marsh
      Page 149
      Saturday 11 February 1815 (147) Justices present were ROBERT HODGE, ELI GARRETT, and DAVID COWEN. An Indenture of bargain and sale between JOHN WRIGHT of one part and EVERET RETER for 50 acres of land, proven by SOLOMON BURFORD and JACOB VANHOOSER and ordered to be registered.



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