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William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« on: Friday 22 December 17 20:56 GMT (UK) »
Looking for info on William John Milne Ritchie b 1889 Peterhead, Aberdeenshire he married Elsie Strachan Winton in 1917 Peterhead she was born 1895 Peterhead died Nov 1974 Niagra Falls, Niagra, New York
Wondered when and where he died also any children
his parents John Ritchie & Jane Milne (Jeannie) her parents James Winton & Margaret Strachan

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Re: William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 24 December 17 11:49 GMT (UK) »
I wonder if this is them in New York census 1925
Residence Niagara Falls ward

William Ritchie 34 head born Scotland
Elsie Ritchie 31 wife born Scotland
Elsie Ritchie 2 daughter born Scotland
Alex Cordwer 27 lodger born Scotland
Hinchliffe Huddersfield Wiltshire

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Re: William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 24 December 17 11:54 GMT (UK) »
24 th Street Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, 1930 -

William Ritchie  Immigrated 1928 - Alien. Married at age 33 years.   
Elsie Ritchie Married at age 24 years.    
John Ritchie 11
James Ritchie  8   
Elsie Ritchie  7   
John Geddes lodger.

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Re: William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 24 December 17 11:57 GMT (UK) »
Obituary (with photograph)  for Elsie nee Ritchie Riggi Carlisle. passed away 6 April 2014 Niagara NEw York

20 January  1923 - 6 April  2014 Born in Peterhead, Scotland  Resided in (A) Amherst, NY

http://www.amigone.com/obituary/Elsie-Carlisle/A-Amherst-NY/1371812

Frank Riggi - 18 January 1917 passed away August 1978 -  14305, Niagara, New York.

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Re: William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 24 December 17 11:58 GMT (UK) »
Yes must be correct family as US border crossings Canada to US in 1928 gives

Elsie Strachan Ritchie 33 place of birth Peterhead
John 9
James Winton 7
Elsie 5

I think William immigrated 1923 per the 1930 census so must have gone first.

John born 6 Sep 1918 death Sep 1970
Hinchliffe Huddersfield Wiltshire

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Re: William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 24 December 17 12:01 GMT (UK) »
John Ritchie - 6 September 1918 passed away September 1970 - Last Residence 14301 Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York.  SSN issued New York (Before 1951)

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Re: William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 24 December 17 12:04 GMT (UK) »
Possible for James Ritchie - 1921 passed away 1933 - Niagara Falls New York. - aged 12 years. Should be listed in the Daily Times Obit Index but its not working at mo - site being improved.

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Re: William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 24 December 17 12:06 GMT (UK) »
William Ritchie - 17 August 1887 passed away September 1969 Niagara Falls New York.
The date of birth on the WW2 draft gave William John Mill Ritchie - 16 August 1888 Peterhead Scotland. Wife Elsie - 467 - 23 rd Street Niagara Falls Niagara. NY

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Re: William J M Ritchie & Elsie Winton
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 24 December 17 12:08 GMT (UK) »
Elsie Ritchie - 11 July 1895 - passed away November 1974 - Last Residence 14301 Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York.   SSN issued New York (1973)

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