Ritz,  Conrad

Ritz, Conrad

Male 1838 - 1927  (89 years)

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  • Name Ritz, Conrad  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 24 Feb 1838  Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 7
    Christened 04 Mar 1838  Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Nov 1927  Davis Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Rouch Cemetery, Union Twp., Davis Co., IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I3178  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 

    Father Ritz, Hans Ulrich,   b. 02 Jun 1811, Hüntwangen, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1890  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Landert, Elizabeth,   b. 01 Jul 1803, Seglingen, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jul 1881, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 21 Nov 1837  Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 10
    Family ID F1371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bales, Eleanor Elizabeth,   b. 08 Mar 1843, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1925, Union, Davis Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1863  Davis Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    • Caleb Bales' house
    Notes 


    • Additional information from "Inhabitants of Wil, Zürich, Switzerland and Surrounds":

      Pedigree Resource file has year as 1867. Disc #4
      They have 11 children.
    Children 
     1. Ritz, Emma Etta,   b. 05 Jun 1864,   d. 22 Mar 1941, Davis Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  []
     2. Ritz, Ella Jane,   b. 16 Sep 1866,   d. 01 Nov 1902  (Age 36 years)  []
     3. Ritz, James Edward,   b. 15 Dec 1868, Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1954, Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  []
     4. Ritz, Arthur Lewis,   b. 21 May 1872, , Davis Co., IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1962, Bloomfield, Davis Co., IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  []
     5. Ritz, Eeron C.,   b. 17 Nov 1874,   d. 09 Dec 1892  (Age 18 years)  []
     6. Ritz, Virgie Mae,   b. 10 Oct 1881,   d. 14 Oct 1955  (Age 74 years)  []
     7. Ritz, Irvin G.,   b. 28 Feb 1884,   d. 11 Oct 1969  (Age 85 years)  []
     8. Ritz, Irwin G.,   b. 28 Feb 1884, , Davis Co., IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1964  (Age 80 years)  []
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F1382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Feb 1838 - Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 04 Mar 1838 - Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Feb 1863 - Davis Co., Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 1927 - Davis Co., Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rouch Cemetery, Union Twp., Davis Co., IA, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Conrad and Eleanor Ritz.jpg
    Conrad and Eleanor Ritz.jpg
    Conrad_Ritz.jpg
    Conrad_Ritz.jpg

    Documents
    1910 United States Federal Census - Conrad Ritz
    1910 United States Federal Census - Conrad Ritz
    New Orleans, Passenger Lists, 1813-1963 - Hans Ulrich Ritz
    New Orleans, Passenger Lists, 1813-1963 - Hans Ulrich Ritz
    Conrad Ritz - U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
    Conrad Ritz - U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865

    Headstones
    Conrad_Eleanor_ritz_tombstone.jpg
    Conrad_Eleanor_ritz_tombstone.jpg

    Histories
    obit from findagrave memorial
    obit from findagrave memorial
    Marraige
    Marraige

  • Notes 


    • Additional information from "Inhabitants of Wil, Zürich, Switzerland and Surrounds":

      Additional BIRTH information: Date and place from letter by Mrs. Sloan
      25 FEB 1838 from age at death, 89 yrs 8 mth 18 days.

      Additional MARRIAGE information: Date and place from Davis County Marriage Records Book B pg. 25
      Married at Cabel Bales' house.
      From letter by Mrs. Sloan
      Date and place from "This is Davis County Iowa" p. 393 By Mose Downing

      Additional DEATH information: Date and place (died at daughter Emma Archer's house) from letter by
      Mrs. Sloan
      Davis Co. Death Records, Book # 2 page 2.
      Additional BURIAL information: Place from letter by Mrs. Sloan
      Also Davis Co. Cemetery Records

      CENSUS: 1895 - Iowa, Davis Co., Troy and Union Twp., page 24 #163/164, age 56, born Switzerland, can vote. FHL film #1020196

      Family lore and an article published in "This is Davis County Iowa" (1976) has that he emigrated from Zürich, Switzerland to America in 1856 by sail ship (a 72 day trip). then across the Alleghanies, down the Mississippi and finally to Davis Co., Iowa. He resided in Union Twp., Davis Co., IA. Page 393 of "This is Davis County Iowa" has a picture with brothers Conrad (age 78), John Ulrich (age 76), Jacob (age 73) and Heinrich (age 74 AKA Henry) Ritz. The photo was taken between Jul-Nov 1916.

      However, a record of entry exists for New Orleans, LA dated 14th April, 1856 and indicating a departure point of Havre France.

      __________________________________________________________________
      Report of Passengers arrived at New Orleans of which Linscott is Master on the 14th day of April 1856 from Havre per. Ships St-John:
      Ritz, Ulrich age 44 b. Switzerland M occupation: Farmer
      Ritz, Elizabeth age 52 Switzerland F Farmer
      Ritz Conrad age 18 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Ulrich age 17 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Heinrich age 16 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Jacob 14 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Martin 45 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Elizabeth 34 Switzerland F Farmer
      Ritz, Ulrich 13 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Elizabeth 8 Switzerland F Farmer
      Ritz, Jacob 5 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz Johann 3 Switzerland F Farmer,
      Ritz, Anna 10/12 Switzerland F Farmer

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] Ancestors of Destiny Barker, Destiny Barker, (Name: published on line by Destiny Barker, downloaded Nov., 2000;).
      Date of Import: Nov 5, 2000

    2. [S913] Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;).
      Record for Conrad Ritz

    3. [S685] U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registration Records (Provost Marshal General's Bureau; Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865); Record Group: 110, Records of the Provost Marshal General's Bureau (Civil War); Collection Name: Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865 (Civil War Union Draft Records); ARC Identifier: 4213514; Archive Volume Number: 2 of 3.
      Record for Conrad Ritz

    4. [S1067] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Union, Davis, Iowa; Roll: T624_399; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0014; FHL microfilm: 1374412.
      Record for Conrad Ritz

    5. [S195] Iowa State Census 1895, Davis County, Fort River Twp. page 24 #163/164.

    6. [S185] IGI, 8908021-63.

    7. [S193] Inhabitants of Wil, Zürich, Switzerland and Surrounds.
      1953

    8. [S149] Grave Stone Records of Davis County Iowa, Graves Registation Project, (Name: W.P.A. Project;), Page 109.

    9. [S254] Mrs. Sloan, RTMIS00006.

    10. [S185] IGI, 7901227-59.