Benjamin Franklin Ritter

Male 1815 - 1904  (89 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Ritter 
    Born 8 Jan 1815 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840  Itawamba County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  Hardeman County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Tippah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Alcorn County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Pottawatomie County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 Oct 1904 
    Buried Pontotoc County, OK at Box X Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1840 -- Census, Itawamba County, MS Page 141-B
      Benjamin F. Ritter
      (20-30) 1M
      (15-20) 1F
      (0-5) 1F

      1850 -- Census, Hardeman County, TN Page 152
      Elizabeth McBride 49 F, Born in TN
      William McBride 23 M, Laborer, Born in TN
      Andrew McBride 17 M, Laborer, Born in TN
      Pleasant McBride 13 M, Born in TN
      B. F. Ritter 38 M, Laborer, Born in TN
      William Ritter 8 M, Born in MS
      Everett Ritter 6 M, Born in MS
      Martha Anthony 18 F, Born in VA

      1860 -- Census, Tippah County, MS Page 508
      B. F. Ritter 35 M, Farmer, $1000 Real Estate, $300 Personal Property, Born in AL
      Nancy Ritter 35 F, Born in NC
      M. L. Ritter 6 F, Born in MS
      M. V. Ritter 5 F, Born in MS
      L. E. Ritter 3 F, Born in MS
      I. S. Ritter 1 M, Born in MS

      1870 -- Census, Alcorn County, MS Page 264
      B. F. Ritter 55 M, Farmer, $1200 Real Estate, $650 Personal Property, Born in MS
      Nancy Ritter 44 F, Keeping House, Born in NC
      Lurendy Ritter 15 F, Born in MS
      Mary Ritter 14 F, Born in MS
      Laura Ritter 12 F, Born in MS
      Isaac Ritter 10 M, Born in MS
      Andrew Ritter 9 M, Born in MS
      Ben Ritter 7 M, Born in MS
      James Ritter 5 M, Born in MS
      John Ritter 3 M, Born in MS
      Nancy Ritter 1 F, Born in MS

      1880 -- Census, Sebastian County, AR Page 632
      Benjamin F. Ritter 64 M, Head, Married, Farmer, Born in TN, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Tranquila Ritter 44 F, Wife, Married, Keeping House, Born in MS, Father Born in GA, Mother Born in NC
      Margaret L. Ritter 25 F, Dau, Single, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      Mary V. Ritter 23 F, Dau, Single, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      Isaac S. Ritter 20 M, Son, Single, Laborer, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      Andrew E. Ritter 18 M, Son, Single, Laborer, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      Benjamin T. Ritter 16 M, Son, Single, Laborer, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      James A. Ritter 15 M, Son, Single, Laborer, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      John R. Ritter 12 M, Son, Single, Laborer, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      Nancy P. Ritter 10 F, Dau, Single, At Home, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      George D. Ritter 6 M, Son, Single, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in SC
      Leanah Waits 66 F, MotherL, Widow, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1900 -- Census, Pottawatomie County, OK Page 290-B
      Benj. F. Ritter 85 M, Jan 1815, Head, Married-24yrs, Born in TN, Father Born in NC, Mother Born in TN
      Trunild Ritter 64 F, Dec 1835, Wife, Married-24yrs, 0 Children, Born in MS, Father Born in TN, Mother Born in AL
      Mertal Owens 7 F, Oct 1892, Adopted Dau, Single, Born in AR, Father & Mother Born in AR
    Person ID I37510  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2013 

    DNA Tests  2 DNA tests are associated with Benjamin Franklin Ritter 

    Father Everett Ritter,   b. 1759,   d. Aft 1850, Tippah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 92 years) 
    Mother Nancy 
    Married Bef 1800 
    Family ID F11835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy C. Joyner,   b. 26 Mar 1827,   d. 8 Sep 1873  (Age 46 years) 
    Married c1854  MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Lucendy Ritter,   b. 1854
     2. Mary Virginia Ritter,   b. 1855
     3. Laura E. Ritter,   b. 1858
    +4. Isaac Solomon Ritter,   b. 19 Feb 1859,   d. 10 Mar 1917  (Age 58 years)
     5. Andrew E. Ritter,   b. 1861
     6. Benjamin Franklin Ritter, Jr.,   b. 1862
     7. James A. Ritter,   b. 1865
    +8. John Robert Ritter,   b. 16 Dec 1867,   d. 2 Jul 1934  (Age 66 years)
     9. Nancy P. Ritter,   b. 1869
     10. George D. Ritter,   b. 1873
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F11848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Tranquila Waits,   b. 1836 
    Married 17 Oct 1876  DeSoto County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F11849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Itawamba County, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Hardeman County, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Tippah County, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Alcorn County, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Oct 1876 - DeSoto County, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Sebastian County, AR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Pottawatomie County, OK Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Wallace DNA Project
    Wallace DNA Project
    The results of numerous Wallace and Ritter DNA tests

  • Sources 
    1. [S1089] Find A Grave [www.findagrave.com].