Wood Sisters
Margaret Ellen Ritts

Margaret Ellen Ritts

Female 1923 - 1997  (74 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Margaret Ellen RittsMargaret Ellen Ritts was born 18 Feb 1923, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa (daughter of Charles Lawrence Ritts and Alice Juanita Stephenson); died 11 Sep 1997, Oregon, Ogle Co., Illinois; was buried 15 Sep 1997, Riverview Cemetary, Oregon, Ogle Co., Illinois.

    Margaret — Mervel Eugene Wood. Mervel (son of Leonard Chesteen Wood and Clara Myrtle Bredenkamp) was born 17 Jun 1920, 1321 St. Louis Ave., East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois; died 16 Jul 2014, Wesley Willows, Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois; was buried 21 Jul 2014, Riverview Cemetery, Oregon, Ogle, Illinois. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. John Martin Wood
    2. Living Wood
    3. Living Wood
    4. Living Wood
    5. Living Wood
    6. Living Wood

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Charles Lawrence RittsCharles Lawrence Ritts was born 11 Nov 1891, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois (son of Barney Vensel Ritts and Anna Elnora Martin); died 02 Jan 1983, White Pines Nursing Home, Oregon, Ogle, Illinois; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.

    Charles married Alice Juanita Stephenson 20 Dec 1916, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois. Alice (daughter of Alonzo Judson Stephenson and Katherine McCaughan) was born 17 Jan 1893, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois; died 01 Jan 1976, DesMoines, , Iowa; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Alice Juanita StephensonAlice Juanita Stephenson was born 17 Jan 1893, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois (daughter of Alonzo Judson Stephenson and Katherine McCaughan); died 01 Jan 1976, DesMoines, , Iowa; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    Children:
    1. 1. Margaret Ellen Ritts was born 18 Feb 1923, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa; died 11 Sep 1997, Oregon, Ogle Co., Illinois; was buried 15 Sep 1997, Riverview Cemetary, Oregon, Ogle Co., Illinois.
    2. Charles Stephenson Ritts was born 01 Aug 1918, Davenport, Iowa; died 06 Feb 1991, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; was buried Town of Maine Cemetery, Park Ridge, Cook, Illinois.
    3. Edward Martin Ritts was born 17 Aug 1924, Keokuk, Lee, Iowa; died 29 Aug 2004, Santa Martin, Santa Clara, California.
    4. William John Ritts was born 29 Apr 1927, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; died 21 Mar 2016, Fort Worth, , Texas.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Barney Vensel RittsBarney Vensel Ritts was born 14 Mar 1854, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania (son of Daniel S. Ritts and Louisa Hoffman); died 13 Feb 1925, Yale, Payne, Oklahoma, Mable Dale Hospital; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.

    Barney married Anna Elnora Martin 20 Dec 1886, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio. Anna (daughter of Zadock J. Martin and Orpha M. Knapp) was born 07 Jun 1865, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio; died 25 Jan 1901, Quay, Pawnee, Oklahoma; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Anna Elnora MartinAnna Elnora Martin was born 07 Jun 1865, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio (daughter of Zadock J. Martin and Orpha M. Knapp); died 25 Jan 1901, Quay, Pawnee, Oklahoma; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    Children:
    1. 2. Charles Lawrence Ritts was born 11 Nov 1891, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois; died 02 Jan 1983, White Pines Nursing Home, Oregon, Ogle, Illinois; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    2. Nora Irene Ritts was born 06 Oct 1887; died 23 Dec 1954, Wilkensburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
    3. Robert Vinsil Ritts was born 01 Aug 1889; died 30 Jan 1898, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    4. Louis Alfred Ritts was born 21 Aug 1887, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; died 7 Dec 1972, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.
    5. James Albert Ritts was born 10 Jan 1894; died 11 Dec 1952, Iowa City, , Iowa.
    6. Infant Daughter Ritts was born 15 Apr 1896, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; died 15 Apr 1896, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.

  3. 6.  Alonzo Judson StephensonAlonzo Judson Stephenson was born 19 Jul 1871, , Randolph, Illinois (son of John Dobson Stephenson and Elizabeth Preston); died 09 Sep 1933, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.

    Alonzo married Katherine McCaughan 20 Sep 1892, , Randolph, Illinois. Katherine (daughter of Alexander McCaughan and Martha Glass) was born 12 Apr 1871, Lower Moyarget, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland; was christened , Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland; died 22 Aug 1894, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried Old Bethel Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Katherine McCaughanKatherine McCaughan was born 12 Apr 1871, Lower Moyarget, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland; was christened , Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland (daughter of Alexander McCaughan and Martha Glass); died 22 Aug 1894, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried Old Bethel Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    Children:
    1. 3. Alice Juanita Stephenson was born 17 Jan 1893, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois; died 01 Jan 1976, DesMoines, , Iowa; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Daniel S. RittsDaniel S. Ritts was born 19 Jun 1823, Longswamp, Berks, Pennsylvania; was christened 10 Aug 1823, Longswamp, Berks, Pennsylvania (son of Christian Ritts and Anna Maria Fegley); died 03 Mar 1895, Richland Twp, Clarion, Pennsylvania; was buried 06 Mar 1895, St. Petersburg Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania.

    Daniel — Louisa Hoffman. Louisa (daughter of Henry Hoffman and Mary Elizabeth Jackson) was born 01 Mar 1829, , Berks, Pennsylvania; died 27 Jan 1898, Richland, Clarion, Pennsylvania; was buried 30 Jan 1898, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Louisa HoffmanLouisa Hoffman was born 01 Mar 1829, , Berks, Pennsylvania (daughter of Henry Hoffman and Mary Elizabeth Jackson); died 27 Jan 1898, Richland, Clarion, Pennsylvania; was buried 30 Jan 1898, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania.
    Children:
    1. 4. Barney Vensel Ritts was born 14 Mar 1854, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania; died 13 Feb 1925, Yale, Payne, Oklahoma, Mable Dale Hospital; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    2. Nathan Ritts was born 04 Jul 1848, Beaver Township, St. Petersburg, Clarion County, Pennsylvania; died 16 Jan 1904, Paint Township, , Clarion, Pennsylvannia; was buried 18 Jan 1904, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania.
    3. Mary Eliza Ritts was born 21 Apr 1850, ,, Pennsylvania; died 22 Dec 1938, Kane, Pennsylvania; was buried Kane Manor Cemetery, Kane, Pa.
    4. Christian Henry Ritts, Sr. was born 07 Mar 1852, ,, Pennsylvania; died 20 Jul 1934, Elizabethton, , Tennessee.
    5. Francis Ritts was born 23 Jun 1856, , , Pennsylvania; died 04 Aug 1933, Ambridge, Pennsylvannia; was buried St. Petersburg Cemetery, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
    6. Nelson Ritts was born 14 Mar 1858, , , Pennsylvania; died 07 Oct 1952, Golconda, Nevada.
    7. Leah Alice Ritts was born 13 Mar 1860, , Clarion, Pennsylvania; died 19 Dec 1954, Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; was buried 22 Dec 1954, St. Petersburg Cemetery, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
    8. Katheryn Margaret Ritts was born 03 Apr 1862, , , Pennsylvania; died Aug 1873; was buried St. Petersburg Cemetery, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
    9. William McClellan Ritts was born 03 Apr 1864, Richland Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania; died 19 Sep 1897, Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    10. Luella Louisa Ritts was born 27 Jan 1866, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania; died 12 Dec 1950, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; was buried 14 Dec 1950, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana.
    11. Sarah Matilda Ritts was born 30 Jun 1869, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania; died 06 Apr 1930, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; was buried Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana.
    12. Daniel S. Ritts, Jr. was born 28 Jun 1871, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania; died 02 Jan 1931.
    13. Laura M. Ritts was born 06 Sep 1874, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania; died 16 Jul 1905, Leadville, , Colorado.
    14. ? Ritts was born 1868; was buried St. Petersburg Cemetery, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

  3. 10.  Zadock J. MartinZadock J. Martin was born 18 Mar 1826, , Franklin, New York (son of Augustus Martin and Olive ?); died 03 Mar 1914, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio; was buried 05 Mar 1914, Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk Twp, Huron, Ohio.

    Zadock married Orpha M. Knapp 01 Sep 1854, Wakeman Township, Huron, Ohio. Orpha (daughter of Bishop Knapp and Pamela Baker) was born 31 May 1839, Bronson, Huron, Ohio; died 11 Jan 1921, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio; was buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Orpha M. KnappOrpha M. Knapp was born 31 May 1839, Bronson, Huron, Ohio (daughter of Bishop Knapp and Pamela Baker); died 11 Jan 1921, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio; was buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio.
    Children:
    1. 5. Anna Elnora Martin was born 07 Jun 1865, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio; died 25 Jan 1901, Quay, Pawnee, Oklahoma; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    2. William C. Martin
    3. Francis M. Martin was born 26 Jan 1857, , , Iowa.
    4. James A. Martin was born 07 Nov 1858, , , Iowa.
    5. Mary E. Martin was born 14 Dec 1860, , , Iowa.
    6. Emma J. Martin was born 08 Feb 1863, , , Ohio.
    7. Hattie Martin was born Abt 1867, , , Ohio; was buried 29 Apr 1949, Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk Twp, Huron, Ohio.
    8. Perry E. Martin was born 08 Feb 1870, , Huron, Ohio; died 22 Jan 1871, , Huron, Ohio.
    9. Elmer P. Martin was born Abt 1872, , , Ohio; died 01 Apr 1916, , Huron, Ohio.
    10. Ora Rosalia Martin
    11. Etta Orpha Martin was born 02 Dec 1876, Townsend, , Ohio; died 21 Aug 1911, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio; was buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk Twp, Huron, Ohio.
    12. Albert Z. Martin was born 02 Sep 1879, , , Ohio.

  5. 12.  John Dobson StephensonJohn Dobson Stephenson was born 22 Sep 1836, , Lancashire, England (son of Christopher Stephenson and Margaret Walker); died 22 Nov 1906, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried 1906, Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.

    John married Elizabeth Preston 17 Jan 1860, Esquesing, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. Elizabeth (daughter of John Preston and Ann Ronson) was born 1829, Preston, St John Parish, Lancashire, England; was christened 19 Aug 1829, St. John the Baptist, Pilling, Lancashire, England; died 18 Aug 1920, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried 20 Aug 1920, Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Elizabeth PrestonElizabeth Preston was born 1829, Preston, St John Parish, Lancashire, England; was christened 19 Aug 1829, St. John the Baptist, Pilling, Lancashire, England (daughter of John Preston and Ann Ronson); died 18 Aug 1920, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried 20 Aug 1920, Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    Children:
    1. 6. Alonzo Judson Stephenson was born 19 Jul 1871, , Randolph, Illinois; died 09 Sep 1933, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    2. James Preston Stephenson was born 19 Aug 1860, , Randolph, Illinois; died 27 Jul 1930, , Boone, Arkansas.
    3. William Robert Stephenson was born 02 Jul 1862, , Randolph, Illinois; died 27 Dec 1942, , Orange, Florida, United States.
    4. Sarah Jane Stephenson was born 21 Nov 1864, , Randolph, Illinois; died 09 Jul 1944, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois; was buried Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    5. Mary Florence Stephenson was born 23 Mar1868, , Randolph, Illinois; died 29 Dec 1951, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA; was buried Riverside Memorial Park, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA.

  7. 14.  Alexander McCaughanAlexander McCaughan was born 1 May1845, Lisnagunagh, Connor, Antrim, Ireland; was christened 22 Jun 1845, Dunseverick Parish Church of Ireland, Connor, Antrim, Northern Ireland (son of James McCaughan and Catherine McConaghy); died 24 Oct 1921, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; was buried 26 Oct 1921, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.

    Alexander married Martha Glass 20 Nov 1868, Ramoan, Antrim, Ireland. Martha (daughter of Thomas Glass and Mary Morgan) was born 16 Feb 1847, , , Ireland; died 15 Dec 1917, Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; was buried 17 Dec 1917, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Martha GlassMartha Glass was born 16 Feb 1847, , , Ireland (daughter of Thomas Glass and Mary Morgan); died 15 Dec 1917, Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; was buried 17 Dec 1917, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
    Children:
    1. 7. Katherine McCaughan was born 12 Apr 1871, Lower Moyarget, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland; was christened , Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland; died 22 Aug 1894, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; was buried Old Bethel Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois.
    2. Mary A. McCaughan was born 14 Oct 1869, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland; was christened 82, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland; died 25 Nov 1953, Venetia, Washington, Pennsylvania; was buried 28 Nov 1953, Brush Run Cemetery, Peters Twp, Washington, Pennsylvania.
    3. Anna McCaughan was born Abt 10 Jun 1875, Eden, Randolph, Illinois; died 11 Oct 1875, Eden, Randolph, Illinois.
    4. Martha McCaughan was born Abt 20 Jun 1875, Eden, Randolph, Illinois; died 14 Sep 1875, Eden, Randolph, Illinois.
    5. Margret Jane McCaughan was born 24 May 1877, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois; died 10 Aug 1901, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; was buried 12 Aug 1901, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
    6. Hugh Chess McCaughan was born 04 Dec 1879, Township 5, Range 5 , Randolph, Illinois; died 1956; was buried Rupp Lutheran Church Cemetery, Kittanning Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.
    7. Emma Elizabeth McCaughan was born Dec 1881, , , Illinois; died 1909, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania; was buried Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
    8. Alexander Glass McCaughan was born 31 Jan 1884, , , Illinois; died 1949, , Pinellas, Florida.
    9. William John McCaughan was born Abt Nov 1886, Eden, Randolph, Illinois; died 12 Aug 1887, Eden, Randolph, Illinois.