Victor Ritz & Delila Jane Sibert

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Husband

Victor Ritz

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 15 Oct 1850 Fairfax, Virginia  
Marriage 22 Jul 1878 Wetzel, West Virginia  [ marriage-license page 332- bottom]  (extremely dim and hard to read)
Death 6 Mar 1943  
Burial Laurel Point Cemetery, Proctor, Wetzel West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Jacob Ritz
his Mother Rosina Rollier
Notes about Husband:
Wife

Delila Jane Sibert

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 29 Feb 1860  
Death 12 Feb 1913 Wetzel, West Virginia  [ death-register page 38, 7th record ]
Burial Laurel Point Cemetery, Proctor, Wetzel West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Adam Sibert  (1825-1903)
her Mother Katherine L. Reader  (1825-1881)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Brights Disease  (age 56y-9m-23d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Franklin B. Ritz b 23 Apr 1880 Wetzel, WV  (birth-date/place from death-certificate) (sp. 1881-1981)
m 12 Aug 1900 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 8 ] Gertrude Parsons
d 12 Oct 1966 Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Northview Cem.
2 M Friend Ritz b 1 Sep 1882 Wetzel, WV   (birth-date/place from death-certificate)  
d 31 Oct 1955 Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Laurel Point Cem.
3 F Ivy May Ritz b 3 Jan 1884 Wetzel, WV   (sp. 1879-1967)
m 19 Feb 1904 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 436 ] Luther B. Martin
d 13 Apr 1938 Wetzel, WV bur: Laurel Point Cem.
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Victor Ritz Spouse: Delila Jane Sibert
Date / Place of Birth: 1850 / Fairfax, Va Date / Place of Birth: 1860 / WV
Date / Place of Death: 1943 / Date / Place of Death: 1913 / Wetzel, WV
Marriage Date / Place: c1877 /
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marshall Twp Post-Office: Lynn Camp Pg# no. 39
10-year-old Victor Ritz is with his parents, Jacob Ritz (age 44, Blacksmith, $200/$75, ?) & Rose A. (age 36, Switzerland).
Siblings: Caroline (14), Catharine (13), James (8), Elisabeth (7), mary (6), Ruth (5), Fulton (3), and Rosa A. (10/12).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marshall Twp Post-Office: Lynn Camp Pg# no. 48
3-month-old Delila J. Sibert is with her parents, Adam Sibert (age 33, Farmer, Pers-Est $152, Pa) & Catharine (age 32, Md).
Siblings: Sarah E. (13), Abigail M. (10), Bernard (9), and Samuel V. (4).
1870 ST Va COUNTY: Wetzel Twp Proctor Township Pg# no. 33
19-year-old Victor Ritz is with his parents, Jacob Ritz (age 57, Blacksmith, $300/$100, France) & Rosanna (age 47, Switzerland).
Siblings: Caroline (22), Catharine (20), James (18), Elizabeth (16), Mary (15), Ruth (13), Rosana (10), Valentine (12), William (8), Annie (5), and Agnes (3).
1870 ST   COUNTY:   Twp   Pg#  
(haven't found Delila Jane Sibert and her parents in the 1870 census)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:104; Proctor District Pg# no. 19
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Ritz, Victor 28 Va Switz-Switz; married; Blacksmith
", Delila J. (22) 22 Va Md-Md; married; Keeping house
", Frank (son) 1/12 WV WV-WV; born in April
Lines 2-4; Enum-Dwelling #146; Enum-Family #155
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:103; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 5A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Ritz, Victor (head) 49 WV Germany-France; born Oct 1850; married-23-years; Blacksmith
", Jane (wife) 44 WV Md-Md; born Feb. 1856; married-23-years; 3-children-born / 3-children-living
", Frank B. (son) 20 WV WV-WV; single; attended school 4 months during the year
", Friend (son) 17 WV WV-WV; attended school 3 months during the year
", Ivy (dau) 14 WV WV-WV; attended school 5 months during the year
Conrey, Joseph D. (boarder) 60 Md Ireland-Md; single; Blacksmith
Lines 3-8; Enum-Dwelling #84; Enum-Family #84; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 64
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:159; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 1B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Ritz, Victor (head) 59 WV Germany-Switz; 1st-marriage; married-32-years; Farmer, Gen. Farm; O.A.
", Jane (wife) 52 WV PA-MD; 1st-marriage; married-32-years; 3-children-born / 3-children-living
Lines 71-72; Enum-Dwelling #13; Enum-Family #13; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 11
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:150; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Ritz, Victor (head) 69 WV Germany-France; widower; Farmer, Home Farm; O.A.
", Friend (son) 37 WV WV-WV; single; Blacksmithl; O.A.
Martin, Ivie (dau) 36 WV WV-WV; married; House Keeper for her father
", Elmer (gr-son) 15 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Pauline (gr-dau) 12 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Catharine J. (gr-dau) 10 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Earl (gr-son) 8 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Lines 21-27; Enum-Dwelling #29; Enum-Family #29; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 28
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:52-18; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 11A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Ritz, Victor (head) 79 WV Germany-Germany; widower; Retired Farmer
Martin, Elmer (gr-son) 25 WV WV-WV; single; none
", Catherine (gr-dau) 20 WV WV-WV
", Earl (gr-son) 18 WV WV-WV
", Ruth Anna (gr-dau) 5 WV WV-WV
", Victor (gr-son) 3 WV WV-WV
", Ivie (dau) 45 WV WV-WV; married
Lines 5-11; Enum-Dwelling #206; Enum-Family #206; Owns-home, value $500.
1940 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:52-18; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Marital-Status; Highest-School-Grade; Residence-in-1935; Additional Information
Ritz, Franklin B. (head) 59 WV married; 8; lived in same house in 1935; Blacksmith; Retail; O.A.
", Gertrude (wife) (x) 38 WV married; 8; lived in same house in 1935
", Victor (father) 89 WV widower; 4; lived in same place in 1935; O.A.
Lines 18-20; Household #27; Owns-home, $1600

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