RITTER, JACOB - Yavapai County, Arizona | JACOB RITTER - Arizona Gravestone Photos


Simmons Cemetery
Yavapai County,

b. Dec. 7, 1834, Vermillion Co. Il.
d. Jan. 7, 1917, Prescott, Az.
COD: Complications from an accidental fall while riding the range
h/o Mary Jane (Chowning) Ritter
(m) 1858, Tx.
s/o John Ritter

Civil War Veteran

Note: Arriving in Az. Territory in 1870, the Ritters settled near what is now Kirkland, Arizona and were among the first settlers in the area.

Note: Served with the Confederacy in Civil War; Jacob's father John, is a brother to James E. Ritter, who's son was western film star /singer, Tex Ritter.

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Contributed on 10/24/03 by jlwight
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Submitted: 10/24/03 • Approved: 3/19/13 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R1213-G0-S3

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