Just to inform any who may think that they are connected to my Ritchey/Ritchie/Richey/Richie/Ruetschi line, I have found my ancestors. Maybe, just maybe you will find a connection to this line too. For this purpose, scan the following to see if you recognize any of your ancestors.
Descendants of Kunrad Ruetschi
Generation No. 1
1. KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI was born December 01, 1698. He married BARBARA LIPS September 02, 1721 in Shieren, Swizerland. She was born July 04, 1697.
Child of KUNRAD RUETSCHI and BARBARA LIPS is:
2. i. JACOB2 RICHEY, b. December 31, 1724; d. Moved to Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 1753 and died there..
Generation No. 2
2. JACOB2 RICHEY (KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI) was born December 31, 1724, and died in Moved to Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 1753 and died there.. He married MARY CATHERINE MAYER October 08, 1747 in Northhampton Township, PA. She was born 1724 in Northhampton Township, PA, and died 1806 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.
Children of JACOB RICHEY and MARY MAYER are:
3. i. HENRY3 RICHEY.
4. ii. JOHN GEORGE RICHEY.
5. iii. MICHAEL RICHEY.
iv. PETER RICHEY.
v. ANN BARBARA RICHEY.
vi. POLLY RICHEY.
vii. CATHERINE RICHEY.
Generation No. 3
3. HENRY3 RICHEY (JACOB2, KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI)
Child of HENRY RICHEY is:
i. ADAM4 RICHEY.
4. JOHN GEORGE3 RICHEY (JACOB2, KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI)
Children of JOHN GEORGE RICHEY are:
6. i. JOHN GEORGE RICHEY4 JR., d. 1855.
7. ii. JOHN NATUS RICHEY.
5. MICHAEL3 RICHEY (JACOB2, KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI) He married ELIZABETH WALKER.
Child of MICHAEL RICHEY and ELIZABETH WALKER is:
8. i. CALEB WILEY4 RITCHEY, b. May 05, 1821, Stanly County, North Carolina, (1850 Census NC).
Generation No. 4
6. JOHN GEORGE RICHEY4 JR. (JOHN GEORGE3 RICHEY, JACOB2, KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI) died 1855.
Children of JOHN GEORGE RICHEY JR. are:
i. AARON5 RICHEY.
ii. WILLAM NORAL RICHEY, d. 1863, Point Lookout, Maryland as POW.
iii. JOHN RICHEY, d. Died in Civil War.
iv. HENRY RICHEY, d. Died in Civil War.
v. GEORGE E. RICHEY.
vi. HENRIETTA CAROLINE RICHEY, m. WILLIAM PROBST.
7. JOHN NATUS4 RICHEY (JOHN GEORGE3, JACOB2, KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI)
Children of JOHN NATUS RICHEY are:
i. JOHN W.5 RICHEY.
ii. MARTIN A. RICHEY.
8. CALEB WILEY4 RITCHEY (MICHAEL3 RICHEY, JACOB2, KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI) was born May 05, 1821 in Stanly County, North Carolina, (1850 Census NC). He married BARBARA FINK November 16, 1844 in Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, Cabarrus County, NC, daughter of PHILIP FINK and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN. She was born 1821 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina (1850 Census).
Children of CALEB RITCHEY and BARBARA FINK are:
i. ELIZABETH CATHERINE5 RITCHEY, b. October 24, 1845.
ii. MARY ANN SOPHIA RITCHEY, b. January 26, 1847.
iii. EOLY JANE "JANA" RITCHEY, b. May 26, 1850.
iv. MARTHA RITCHEY, b. 1852.
v. WILLIAM MICHAEL RITCHEY, b. 1854.
vi. NELLY FRANCES RITCHEY, b. May 08, 1858; d. Burried in Palm Tree Methodist Cem. in Cabarrus County, NC???.
vii. JACOB MONROE RITCHEY, b. January 04, 1861.
9. viii. CHARLES FRANKLIN RITCHEY, b. March 04, 1863, Cabarrus County, North Carolina -- acccording to 1870 Census; d. 1935, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.
Generation No. 5
9. CHARLES FRANKLIN5 RITCHEY (CALEB WILEY4, MICHAEL3 RICHEY, JACOB2, KUNRAD1 RUETSCHI) was born March 04, 1863 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina -- acccording to 1870 Census, and died 1935 in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. He married HATTIE MILIAN JOHNSON March 04, 1894 in Jefferson County, IN, daughter of HENRY JOHNSON and SARAH BARBER. She was born January 21, 1873 in Madison Township, Jefferson C., IN, and died Abt. 1959 in Indianapolis, IN.
Children of CHARLES RITCHEY and HATTIE JOHNSON are:
i. CHARLES HENRY6 RITCHEY, b. February 22, 1895, Monroe Township, Jefferson Co., IN; d. January 24, 1915, France, 22nd Ambulance Company, U.S. Army, World War I.
ii. JOHN CALEB RITCHEY, b. May 17, 1897, Madison Township, Jefferson County, IN1; d. December 25, 1975, St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove, IN; m. PENELOPE ANN MCHENRY, May 1928, Vernon, IN; b. December 30, 1908, Greenwood, IN2; d. January 12, 1976, 1435 S. New Jersey St., Indianapolis, IN2.
iii. BESSIE RITCHEY, b. 1899, Madison Township, Jefferson C., IN; d. 1989, California.
iv. JOSIE RITCHEY, b. 1901; d. 1998; m. CLARENCE GAMMON; b. 1901; d. 1978.
v. EVERETT RITCHEY.
1. Broderbund Family Archive