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Ritter, Thomas M.

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Ritter, Thomas M.
February 27, 2007 10:52PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 6th ed.,
1887, Shelby Co.

THOMAS M. RITTER is a native of Shelby County, Ky., born April 29, 1857,
the only son of John H. and Sarah Ann (Williams) Ritter. His father was
born in Shelby County, September 5, 1831, and is a farmer. His mother
was born July 18, 1839, and died November 27, 1859. His paternal
grandfather was also a native of Kentucky, and died about 1863. Our
subject was reared on the farm, and received a good English education
in the common schools of Shelby County. At the age of eighteen he began
teaching school, which profession he followed seven years, when he
engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was united in marriage May 15,
1878, to Ada B. Lisby, an estimable lady of Shelby County. One son
blessed their union, Delbert, born November 28, 1883. Mr. Ritter is a
member of the Missionary Baptist Church, and in politics a Republican.

Ritter Williams Lisby

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