|John Ritter||before 1775, PA||ca. 1825/6||--||Barbara Burget
|Sarah (or Sally/Sallie) Ritter||1799, PA||1870, IN||1818, OH||John Baughman
|George Ritter||1803, PA||late 1855, IN||1824, OH||Catherine Shaffer|
|Abraham Ritter||1806, PA||1870, IN||1830, OH||Ann "Nancy" Foster
(b. Mar 10, 1806, PA)
|John Ritter, Jr.||ca. 1817*, OH||after 1880||--||--|
|Jacob Ritter||ca. 1819*||--||--||Sarah Hamman|
|Catherine Ritter||Apr. 19, 1822*||after 1880||1840*||John Himes
(Williams Co., OH)
[* NOTE -- According to Phillip Ritter: "Based on census information, Jacob Ritter's birth year could vary anywhere from ca. 1815 (1850 census) to ca. 1819 (1860 and 1880 census). Ca. 1819 represents the most common age given. The brother John's age also varied, but it is pretty clear that Jacob was younger. The sister Catherine was born on 19 Apr. 1822, according to her tombstone. This is consistent with her census ages. She was not present in the 1820 census, but was listed in 1830, after her father John Ritter had died. In 1837 George Ritter (my ancestor) was named her guardian (she would have been 15), presumably because the mom (Barbara) had died. In 1840 Catherine married John Himes."]
George Ritter and his wife Catherine Shaffer had four sons and five daughters. George Ritter was a "Dunkard" preacher.
Abraham Ritter and his wife Ann "Nancy" Foster had seven children. Their youngest child was Louisa Jane Ritter (June 28, 1848-Dec. 27, 1926). See the Livingston Family Tree for more information on her family line.
Jacob Ritter and his wife Sarah Hamman had more than one daughter and more than one son. Daughter Elizabeth Ritter married Charles Hoevet. One of the sons of Jacob and Sarah Ritter was named David.
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