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Name
Thomas Ritchie
Given names
Thomas
Surname
Ritchie
Birth calculated 1791
Citation details: Death notice: Thomas RITCHIE (1873), MOOC 6/9/143 #9249, http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=268119 : accessed 20 Oct 2015
Date of entry in original source: March 24, 1873
Text:

2. Geboorteplaats van denselven. St Andrews, Schotland 4. Ouderdom van de Overledene. Twee en tachtig jaar

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Gravestone: Thomas RETCHIE (1791-1873), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=50513 : accessed 13 Oct 2015
Baptism May 29, 1791
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYV6-P58 : accessed 22 October 2015), Thomas Ritchie, 29 May 1791; citing CRAIL,FIFE,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,040,157 or http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=r_689865375 : accessed 22 Oct 2015
Text:

Father's Name: Davd. Ritchie

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Birth of a son
#1
Charles Ritchie

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b11.
War from 1789 to 1799

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 4 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in.The start of free trade was announced
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 6 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 12 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 18 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 21 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 27 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 29 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier
MarriageSusanna Sophia TheronView this family
July 7, 1823 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p387, b4c7d1e9.
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, a1.
Citation details: Marriage: Thomas RITCHIE and Susanna Sophia THERON (1823), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDGL?i=104&cat=959223 : accessed 11 Apr 2020
Economic Event 1825 (Age 34 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
MarriageAnna Elizabeth MaraisView this family
July 9, 1826 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, a1.
Text:

xx Cradock 9.7.1826 Anna Elizabeth MARAIS

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p387, b4c7d1e9.
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Hy xx 9.7.1826 Anna Elizabeth Marais

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Marais, p4??, b2c2d1e2f4g6.
Text:

x Cradock 9.9.1826

Citation details: b4c1
Text:

d.v. Thomas Ritchie en Anna Elizabeth Marais

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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Elisabeth RITCHIE (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3692, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M2H9?mode=g&i=1822&cat=331262 image 1823/2253 : accessed 4 March 2017
Text:

married to Thomas Ritchie

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: SAG Marais has 9.9.1826 other two sources give 9.7.1826
Birth of a daughter
#2
Susanna Sophia Ritchie
July 13, 1827 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: b4c1
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b1.
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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Baptism of a daughterSusanna Sophia Ritchie
August 26, 1827 (Age 36 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b1.
Birth of a son
#3
David Ritchie
September 25, 1828 (Age 37 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b2.
Baptism of a sonDavid Ritchie
November 2, 1828 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b2.
Birth of a son
#4
Jacobus “James” Ritchie
January 10, 1831 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3.
Baptism of a sonJacobus “James” Ritchie
February 6, 1831 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Janet Elizabeth “Jane” Ritchie
June 22, 1832 (Age 41 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b4.
Baptism of a daughterJanet Elizabeth “Jane” Ritchie
July 22, 1832 (Age 41 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b4.
Birth of a daughter
#6
Anna Elizabeth “Anne” Ritchie
August 22, 1833 (Age 42 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b5.
Baptism of a daughterAnna Elizabeth “Anne” Ritchie
September 29, 1833 (Age 42 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b5.
Birth of a daughter
#7
Martha Magdalena Ritchie
May 13, 1835 (Age 44 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b6.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 44 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Baptism of a daughterMartha Magdalena Ritchie
May 31, 1835 (Age 44 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b6.
Birth of a daughter
#8
Elizabeth Maria Ritchie
October 21, 1836 (Age 45 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b7.
Baptism of a daughterElizabeth Maria Ritchie
November 27, 1836 (Age 45 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b7.
Birth of a son
#9
Thomas Ritchie
April 26, 1838 (Age 47 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b8.
Baptism of a sonThomas Ritchie
July 16, 1838 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b8.
Death of a wifeAnna Elizabeth Marais
August 16, 1839 (Age 48 years) Age: 29 years 6 months

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, a1.
Text:

29y 6m 9d

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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Elisabeth RITCHIE (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3692, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M2H9?mode=g&i=1822&cat=331262 image 1823/2253 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
MarriageMaria Elizabeth van der MerweView this family
April 27, 1840 (Age 49 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Elizabeth VAN DER MERWE (1886), MOOC 6/9/231 #51, http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=268151 or http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=282472 : accessed 21 Oct 2015
Date of entry in original source: April 1886
Text:

2. Birth-place of the Deceased. Quaggasdrift, Murraysburg 4. Age of the Deceased. 73 years 7. The day of the decease. 22nd March 1886

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, a1.
Citation details: Marriage: Thomas RITCHIE and Maria Elizabeth VAN DER MERWE (1840), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QD75?i=275&cat=959223 : accessed 31 Jan 2019
Occupation
butcher
1840 (Age 49 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, a1.
Text:

slagter te Graaff-Reinet

Citation details: Marriage: Thomas RITCHIE and Maria Elizabeth VAN DER MERWE (1840), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QD75?i=275&cat=959223 : accessed 31 Jan 2019
Birth of a son
#10
Hendrik Ritchie
February 5, 1841 (Age 50 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b9.
Citation details: Death notice Maria Elizabeth VAN DER MERWE (1886), MOOC 6/9/231 #51, http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=268151 or http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=282472 : accessed 21 Oct 2015
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9. Names of the Children of Deceased, and whether Minors or Majors.

  1. Hendrik Ritchie
  2. Petronella Elizabeth Ritchie

Majors

Baptism of a sonHendrik Ritchie
March 21, 1841 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b9.
Associate March 20, 1842 (Age 51 years)

Citation details: Baptism: Anna Susanna VAN DEN BERGH (1842), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-YGVT?i=763&cat=959223 : accessed 10 Dec 2019
Birth of a daughter
#11
Petronella Elizabeth Ritchie
March 15, 1843 (Age 52 years)

Citation details: Death notice Maria Elizabeth VAN DER MERWE (1886), MOOC 6/9/231 #51, http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=268151 or http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=282472 : accessed 21 Oct 2015
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9. Names of the Children of Deceased, and whether Minors or Majors.

  1. Hendrik Ritchie
  2. Petronella Elizabeth Ritchie

Majors

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b10.
Baptism of a daughterPetronella Elizabeth Ritchie
April 3, 1843 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b10.
Town founded 1844 (Age 53 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a childAndries Gustaf ErlankSusanna Sophia RitchieView this family
January 11, 1847 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: b4c1
Citation details: Death notice: Thomas RITCHIE (1873), MOOC 6/9/143 #9249, (http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=268119 : accessed 13 Oct 2015)
Text:

Kennisgeving van sterfgeval 1. Naam van Overlede. Thomas Ritchie 9. Namen der Kinderen van den Overledene, ... Susanna Sophia gehuwd met Andries Erlank jr

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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Citation details: Marriage: Andries Gustaf ERLANCK and Susanna Sophia RITCHIE (1847), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-Q6YZ?i=418&cat=959223 : accessed 31 Jan 2019
Birth of a grandson
#1
Andries Gustav Erlank
November 29, 1847 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: b4c1d1
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Andries Gustav ERLANK (1935), VAB MHG #26877/1935, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6FDS-WLR?i=2086&cat=195564 : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Maria Elizabeth Erlank
April 10, 1849 (Age 58 years)

Citation details: b4c1d2
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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Anna Maria Elizabeth Erlank
May 25, 1851 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: b4c1d3
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRLW-LT8 : 4 December 2014), Anna Maria Elisabeth Erlank, 24 Nov 1851, Baptism; citing p. , Richmond, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, State Archives, Cape Province; FHL microfilm 2,214,505 : accessed 27 Jan 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Maria Elizabeth Erlank
November 24, 1851 (Age 60 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRLW-LT8 : 4 December 2014), Anna Maria Elisabeth Erlank, 24 Nov 1851, Baptism; citing p. , Richmond, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, State Archives, Cape Province; FHL microfilm 2,214,505 : accessed 27 Jan 2017
Marriage of a childJacobus “James” RitchieAnna Johanna MaraisView this family
March 15, 1853 (Age 62 years) Husband: 22 years
Citation details: Death registration: Jacobus RITCHIE (1906), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BY-T3RG-R?cc=3732502 : 18 October 2020), > image 1 of 1 : accessed 18 Oct 2020
Text:

CAL 1854

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Jacobus RITCHIE (1906), VAB MHG R1648, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-PFR6?cc=3040532 : 26 June 2019), > image 1 of 1; citing Master's Office of the Orange Free State Archives, Bloemfontein : accessed 18 Oct 2020
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3.
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Janet Elizabeth Erlank
October 5, 1853 (Age 62 years)

Citation details: b4c1d5
Note: In lieu of Thomas Erland born also on 5 Oct 1853 I am choosing 5 Oct 1853 as the actual birth date and dismissing the 5 Aug 1853 possibility indicated in the source
Birth of a grandson
#5
Thomas Erland Erlank
October 5, 1853 (Age 62 years)

Citation details: b4c1d4
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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Catharina Yda Maria Ritchie
May 10, 1854 (Age 63 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c1.
Baptism of a granddaughterCatharina Yda Maria Ritchie
July 2, 1854 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c1.
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Anna Johanna Elizabeth Ritchie
May 19, 1855 (Age 64 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c2.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Johanna Elizabeth Ritchie
July 1, 1855 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c2.
Birth of a grandson
#8
Johan Jacobus Erlank
September 7, 1855 (Age 64 years)

Citation details: b4c1d6
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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Anna Elizabeth Ritchie
May 29, 1856 (Age 65 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Distribution account: Estate of Jacobus RITCHIE (1906), VAB MHG R1648, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-PJ9R?i=403&cc=3040532 : accessed 18 Oct 2020
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c3.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 66 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Elizabeth Ritchie
March 8, 1857 (Age 66 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c3.
Birth of a grandson
#10
David Ritchie Erlank
September 23, 1857 (Age 66 years)

Citation details: b4c1d7
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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Sophia Cecilia Ritchie
December 24, 1858 (Age 67 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Distribution account: Estate of Jacobus RITCHIE (1906), VAB MHG R1648, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-PJ9R?i=403&cc=3040532 : accessed 18 Oct 2020
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c4.
Baptism of a granddaughterSophia Cecilia Ritchie
February 13, 1859 (Age 68 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c4.
Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Susanna Sophia Erlank
November 5, 1859 (Age 68 years)

Citation details: b4c1d8
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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Marriage of a childJ. F. TiervogelAnna Elizabeth “Anne” RitchieView this family
before 1860 (Age 69 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Elizabeth RITCHIE (1860), KAB MOOC 6/9/89 #6635, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-D9TY-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ2%3A1598082373 : 12 June 2018), 007844940 > image 574 of 2251; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Oct 2020
Death of a daughterAnna Elizabeth “Anne” Ritchie
January 5, 1860 (Age 69 years) Age: 26 years 4 months 14 days
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b5.
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Elizabeth RITCHIE (1860), KAB MOOC 6/9/89 #6635, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-D9TY-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ2%3A1598082373 : 12 June 2018), 007844940 > image 574 of 2251; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Oct 2020
Birth of a grandson
#13
Thomas Ritchie
August 7, 1860 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c5.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Thomas RITCHIE (1901), VAB MHG R1192, : accessed 18 Oct 2020
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Ritchie
October 7, 1860 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c5.
Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Hester Christina Johanna Adriana Erlank
October 14, 1860 (Age 69 years)

Citation details: b4c1d9
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a grandson
#15
Charles Petrus Ritchie
July 21, 1862 (Age 71 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Distribution account: Estate of Jacobus RITCHIE (1906), VAB MHG R1648, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-PJ9R?i=403&cc=3040532 : accessed 18 Oct 2020
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c6.
Birth of a granddaughter
#16
Hester Christina Johanna Adriana Erlank
August 11, 1862 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1752111 : accessed 5 June 2016
Date of entry in original source: 1930
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: b4c1d10 (ongetroud)
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Citation details: Death notice: Hester Christina Johanna Adriana ERLANK (1930), MOOC 6/9/3694 #26047/1930, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-Z66G?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-91W%3A1598062321 : 28 September 2018), 007735890 > image 691 of 1309; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Text:

CAL AUG 1861

Marriage of a childJohan Christiaan BerrangePetronella Elizabeth RitchieView this family
December 23, 1862 (Age 71 years)

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Birth of a granddaughter
#17
Janetta Elizabeth “Jane” Ritchie
September 3, 1864 (Age 73 years)

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Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c7.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 70 years)

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Note: American Civil War: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War
Baptism of a grandsonCharles Petrus Ritchie
August 12, 1862 (Age 71 years)
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Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c6.
Baptism of a granddaughterJanetta Elizabeth “Jane” Ritchie
September 11, 1864 (Age 73 years)
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Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c7.
Economic Event 1865 (Age 74 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Birth of a granddaughter
#18
Elizabeth Maria Ritchie
June 26, 1866 (Age 75 years)

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Citation details: Distribution account: Estate of Jacobus RITCHIE (1906), VAB MHG R1648, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-PJ9R?i=403&cc=3040532 : accessed 18 Oct 2020
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Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c8.
Baptism of a granddaughterElizabeth Maria Ritchie
August 19, 1866 (Age 75 years)
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Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c8.
Birth of a granddaughter
#19
Jacoba Ritchie Erlank
August 27, 1866 (Age 75 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Citation details: Baptism: Jacoba Ritchie ERLANK (1866), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSF3-VS82-N?i=13&cat=1156624 : accessed 12 July 2019
Note: Year of birth on gravestone is incorrect
Marriage of a childCharles RitchieSarah Rebecca BarkerView this family
January 2, 1867 (Age 76 years)
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Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b11.
Marriage of a childThies BöckelPetronella Elizabeth RitchieView this family
October 10, 1867 (Age 76 years)

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Birth of a grandson
#20
Jacobus Johannes Ritchie
April 28, 1868 (Age 77 years)

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Citation details: Distribution account: Estate of Jacobus RITCHIE (1906), VAB MHG R1648, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-PJ9R?i=403&cc=3040532 : accessed 18 Oct 2020
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Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b3c9.
Birth of a granddaughter
#21
Else Lasya Erlank
August 6, 1871 (Age 80 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#22
Henriette Maria Ritchie
November 6, 1871 (Age 80 years)

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Citation details: Ritchie, p451, b9c1.
Marriage of a grandchildAbraham PretoriusMaria Elizabeth ErlankView this family
December 9, 1872 (Age 81 years)
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Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p424, b5c3d5e4f5g2.
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 61 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902 (Age 63 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Baptism of a granddaughterJacoba Ritchie Erlank
September 9, 1866 (Age 75 years)
Citation details: b4c1d12
Citation details: Baptism: Jacoba Ritchie ERLANK (1866), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSF3-VS82-N?i=13&cat=1156624 : accessed 12 July 2019
Economic Event 1867 (Age 76 years)
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Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Johannes Ritchie
August 16, 1868 (Age 77 years)
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Birth of a granddaughter
#23
Janet Elizabeth Erlank
October 28, 1868 (Age 77 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Janet Elizabeth ERLANK (1904), TAB MHG #5429/1904, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-H7DV-T?cc=2520237&wc=Q6NX-RBV%3A1590242339 : 16 December 2016), 007805278 > image 1266 of 1430; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Citation details: Gravestone: Janet Elizabeth ERLANK (1868-1904), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3346271 : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#24
Johanna Adriana Erlank
August 6, 1871 (Age 80 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Death March 22, 1873 Age: 82 years
Address: Caledon Street, Graaff Reinet
Citation details: Gravestone: Thomas RETCHIE (1791-1873), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=50513 : accessed 13 Oct 2015
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RETCHIE Thomas 1791-1873

Citation details: Death notice: Thomas RITCHIE (1873), MOOC 6/9/143 #9249, http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=268119 : accessed 20 Oct 2015
Date of entry in original source: March 24, 1873
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial
Address: Stockenstron Street Cemetery, Graaff Reinet
Citation details: Gravestone: Thomas RETCHIE (1791-1873), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=50513 : accessed 13 Oct 2015
  1. Generation 1
    1. Thomas Ritchie, butcher (in 1840), son of David Ritchie and Jannette , was born calculated 1791 in St Andrews, Scotland and died on March 22, 1873 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He married 3 times. The first time he married Susanna Sophia Theron (daughter’s son-in-law’s great-great-aunt), daughter of Jacobus Arnoldus Theron and Elsabé Johanna Duvenhage, on July 7, 1823 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on September 24, 1805. The second time he married Anna Elizabeth Marais (wife’s aunt’s great-niece), daughter of Jacobus Marais and Sophia van Heerden, on July 9, 1826 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was born on February 17, 1809 in Dist. Cradock, Eastern Cape and died on August 16, 1839 at the age of 30. The third time he married Maria Elizabeth van der Merwe (wife’s step-father’s wife’s great-niece), daughter of Hendrik van der Merwe and Petronella Elizabeth Joubert, on April 27, 1840 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on March 8, 1814 in Quaggasdrift, Murraysburg, Western Cape and died on March 22, 1886 in Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 72.

      Children of Thomas Ritchie and Anna Elizabeth Marais:

      1. Susanna Sophia Ritchie (18271887)
      2. David Ritchie (1828)
      3. Jacobus “James” Ritchie (18311906)
      4. Janet Elizabeth “Jane” Ritchie (1832)
      5. Anna Elizabeth “Anne” Ritchie (18331860)
      6. Martha Magdalena Ritchie (1835)
      7. Elizabeth Maria Ritchie (1836)
      8. Thomas Ritchie (1838)

      Children of Thomas Ritchie and Maria Elizabeth van der Merwe:

      1. Hendrik Ritchie (1841)
      2. Petronella Elizabeth Ritchie (1843)
      3. Charles Ritchie
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Susanna Sophia Ritchie, daughter of Thomas Ritchie and Anna Elizabeth Marais, was born on July 13, 1827 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on May 26, 1887 in Sterkstroom, Queenstown, Eastern Cape at the age of 59. She married Andries Gustaf Erlank (third cousin once removed ascending), son of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff, on January 11, 1847 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on June 13, 1824 in Sterkstroom, Queenstown, Eastern Cape.

    2. Jacobus “James” Ritchie, stock farmer (to 1906), son of Thomas Ritchie and Anna Elizabeth Marais, was born on January 10, 1831 and died on December 31, 1906 in Fraaiuitzicht, Dist. Winburg, Free State at the age of 75. He married Anna Johanna Marais, daughter of Charl Petrus Marais, on March 15, 1853 in Glen Lynden, Eastern Cape.

    3. Anna Elizabeth “Anne” Ritchie, daughter of Thomas Ritchie and Anna Elizabeth Marais, was born on August 22, 1833 and died on January 5, 1860 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 26. She married J. F. Tiervogel before 1860.

      Children of Anna Elizabeth “Anne” Ritchie and J. F. Tiervogel:

      1. Sara Susanna Tiervogel
      2. Maria Anna Tiervogel
      3. Carolina Fredrika Tiervogel
      4. Thomas Ritchie Tiervogel
    4. Hendrik Ritchie, son of Thomas Ritchie and Maria Elizabeth van der Merwe, was born on February 5, 1841. He married Gesina Johanna Keyter in George, Western Cape.

      Children of Hendrik Ritchie and Gesina Johanna Keyter:

      1. Henriette Maria Ritchie (1871)
      2. Thomas Ritchie (1873)
      3. Jacomina Ester Josephina Ritchie (1875)
    5. Petronella Elizabeth Ritchie, daughter of Thomas Ritchie and Maria Elizabeth van der Merwe, was born on March 15, 1843. She married 2 times. The first time she married Johan Christiaan Berrange on December 23, 1862. The second time she married Thies Böckel on October 10, 1867.

    6. Charles Ritchie, son of Thomas Ritchie and Maria Elizabeth van der Merwe. He married Sarah Rebecca Barker on January 2, 1867 in Tarkastad, Eastern Cape.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Maria Elizabeth Erlank, daughter of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Susanna Sophia Ritchie, was born on April 10, 1849 and died on February 11, 1924 in Queenstown, Eastern Cape at the age of 74. She married 2 times. The first time she married Abraham Pretorius (mother’s father’s sister-in-law’s uncle’s grandson), son of Johannes Lodewikus “Louw” Pretorius and Engela Helena Lombard, on December 9, 1872 in Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape. He was born on July 4, 1834 in Tarkastad, Eastern Cape and died on November 2, 1895 in Grootvlei, Steynsburg, Eastern Cape at the age of 61. The second time she married Johannes Jurgens Lombaard after 1895 in Steynsburg, Eastern Cape.

    2. Jacoba Ritchie Erlank

      Jacoba Ritchie Erlank, teacher (in 1897), daughter of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Susanna Sophia Ritchie, was born on August 27, 1866 and died on July 30, 1904 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 37. She married Willem Jacobus Cloete (mother’s step-mother’s great-great-nephew), son of Cornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete and Johanna Sophia Burgers.

      Children of Jacoba Ritchie Erlank and Willem Jacobus Cloete:

      1. Cornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete (18991967)
      2. Sophia Ritche Cloete (19001905)
      3. Willem Jacobus Cloete (19011981)
      4. Private
      5. Johanna Francina “Dollie” Cloete (19041985)
    3. Janet Elizabeth Erlank, daughter of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Susanna Sophia Ritchie, was born on October 28, 1868 in Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape and died on March 28, 1904 in Carolina, Mpumalanga at the age of 35. She married Albert Grobbelaar du Toit (great-grandfather’s uncle’s great-great-nephew), son of Petrus Jacobus du Toit and Louisa Maria Grobbelaar, before 1891 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on July 11, 1862 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on March 27, 1938 in Pretoria, Gauteng at the age of 75.

      Children of Janet Elizabeth Erlank and Albert Grobbelaar du Toit:

      1. Sophia Janet Ritchie du Toit (1891)
      2. Andreas Petrus du Toit (1894)
      3. Albert Louis du Toit (1896)
      4. Haddon Hendrik du Toit (1898)
    4. Catharina Yda Maria Ritchie, daughter of Jacobus “James” Ritchie and Anna Johanna Marais, was born on May 10, 1854 and died before 1906. She married Frederick Wille.

    5. Anna Elizabeth Ritchie, daughter of Jacobus “James” Ritchie and Anna Johanna Marais, was born on May 29, 1856. She married David Hermanus Maree.

    6. Sophia Cecilia Ritchie, daughter of Jacobus “James” Ritchie and Anna Johanna Marais, was born on December 24, 1858. She married D. J. van de Heever. He died before 1906.

    7. Thomas Ritchie, son of Jacobus “James” Ritchie and Anna Johanna Marais, was born on August 7, 1860 in Roodekraal, Dist. Cradock, Eastern Cape and died on December 11, 1901 in Refugee camp hospital, Winburg, Free State at the age of 41. He married Jacomina Margaretha du Plessis, daughter of Gideon Petrus du Plessis and Rachel Jacoba Liebenberg, on March 16, 1885 in Ladybrand, Free State. She was born between 1868 and 1869 in Cape Province and died on August 25, 1901 in Refugee camp hospital, Winburg, Free State.

      Children of Thomas Ritchie and Jacomina Margaretha du Plessis:

      1. Jacobus Ritchie (1886)
      2. Rachel Jacoba Ritchie (1887)
      3. Gideon Petrus Ritchie (18891944)
      4. Thomas Ritchie (1890)
      5. Anna Johanna Ritchie (18921901)
      6. Jacomina Margaretha Ritchie (1894)
      7. Catharina Yda Maria Ritchie (1896)
      8. Christina Margaretha Ritchie (18981901)
      9. John Gabriel Ritchie (19011901)
    8. Charles Petrus Ritchie, son of Jacobus “James” Ritchie and Anna Johanna Marais, was born on July 21, 1862. He married Susanna Elizabeth Warden.

      Children of Charles Petrus Ritchie and Susanna Elizabeth Warden:

      1. Anna Johanna Ritchie (1888)
      2. Jacobus Johannes Ritchie (1890)
      3. Susanna Elizabeth Ritchie (1893)
      4. George Horatio Ritchie (1895)
      5. Charles Petrus Francois Ritchie (1897)
    9. Janetta Elizabeth “Jane” Ritchie, daughter of Jacobus “James” Ritchie and Anna Johanna Marais, was born on September 3, 1864 and died before 1906. She married Pieter George van de Werken.

      Janetta Elizabeth “Jane” Ritchie and Pieter George van de Werken had 1 child.

    10. Elizabeth Maria Ritchie, daughter of Jacobus “James” Ritchie and Anna Johanna Marais, was born on June 26, 1866.

    11. Rachel Magdalena Ritchie, daughter of Jacobus “James” Ritchie and Anna Johanna Marais.