Henry RITZE Jr.
Emma KOLB
Clinton Harlow RITZE
(1881-1971)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Esta Mae SMITH

Clinton Harlow RITZE 2

  • Born: 16 Dec 1881, Otter Creek Twp, Linn Co, IA 3
  • Marriage (1): Esta Mae SMITH about 1909 in Marion, Linn Co, IA 1
  • Died: May 1971, Center Point, Linn Co, IA at age 89 3
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bullet  General Notes:

1900 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Otter Creek Twp: Clinton H. Ritze, Dec 1881, 18, single, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. IL, attended school. He was living with his parents, Henry Ritze, Jr. & Emma R. Ritze, and siblings.

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Clinton Harlow Ritze of RFD 5, Marion, Linn Co, IA; 36; b. Dec 16, 1881; self-employed farmer at RFD 5, Marion, IA; nearest relative: Esta Mae Ritze of RFD 5, Marion, IA; medium height and build, gray eyes, brown hair.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe Twp: Clinton H. Ritze, 43, wd, 5th grade education, b. IA, father: William M. Ritze who was b. IA, mother, Emma P. Kolb who was b. IA and married Marion, IA, engaged in agriculture, Evangelical church; son Herbert C., 9, b. IA. son D. "Laurence", 6, b. IA. The parents of both children were Clinton H. Ritze who was b. IA and Esta M. "Smyth" who was b. IA and married Marion, IA.

1930 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe Twp: Clinton H. Ritze, 48, wd, 1st marriage age 28, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. IL, farmer, gen. farm; son Herbert C., 14, b. IA, parents b. IA; son "Laurance" D., 11, b. IA, parents b. IA.

SSDI: Clinton Ritze; b. 16 Dec 1881; d. May 1971; issued IA; last residence: Center Point, Linn Co, IA.

IOWA GRAVESTONE PHOTO PROJECT: Lafayette Cem, Linn Co, IA: Lafayette Cem, Linn Co, IA - Clinton H. Ritze 1881 - 1971


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Clinton married Esta Mae SMITH, daughter of George W. SMITH and Permelia HOWE, about 1909 in Marion, Linn Co, IA.1 (Esta Mae SMITH was born in Jan 1889 in Linn Co, IA,4 died in 1921 in probably Linn Co, IA 5 and was buried in 1921 in Lafayette Cem, Linn Co., IA 5.)


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Sources


1 1930 IA Census.

2 Ancestry.com One World Tree.

3 Social Security Death Index.

4 1900 IA Census.

5 Iowa Gravestone Photo Project.


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