Davis and Deyoe Family History

The Genealogy of Lester and Eleanor Davis

Neva Amanda RITZMAN

Neva Amanda RITZMAN

Female 1898 - 1993  (95 years)

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  • Name Neva Amanda RITZMAN  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 24 Mar 1898  Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Jul 1993  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Jul 1993  Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I99  Davis-Deyoe | Descendant of Jacob Aigler, Descendant of Johann George Benfer, Descendant of Hans Conrad Ritzman
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2011 

    Father Quincy Lincoln RITZMAN,   b. 6 Jan 1863, Orangeville, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1931, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Amanda May BENFER,   b. 22 Mar 1874, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1957, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1892  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet

    Family Lester Benjamin DAVIS,   b. 7 Dec 1900, Washington, District Of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1934, Washington, District Of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 4 May 1927  Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Lester B DAVIS
    Photos
    Sign at Fort Lincoln Cemetery
    Sign at Fort Lincoln Cemetery
    Descriptive sign at the entrance to the Old Fort Lincoln Cemetery
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Mar 1898 - Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1927 - Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jul 1993 - Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Jul 1993 - Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 5218 5th Street NW Washington, DC
    Home of Lester and Neva (Ritzman) Davis and son,
    Lester B Davis at 5218 5th St, NW, Washington, DC until 1969. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Neva and Norma Ritzman
    Neva and Norma Ritzman
    Sisters photo taken at Orangeville, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA in 1906. Neva was eight years of age and Norma was five
    Lester B Davis and his mother, Neva (Ritzman) Davis
    Home on furlough in 1946. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Neva (Ritzman) Davis and Leo Ritzman
    Neva (Ritzman) Davis and Leo Ritzman
    Photo taken in 1960.
    They are brother and sister.
    Clifton Younger Ritzman, Neva (Ritzman) Davis, Quincy Leo Ritzman and Norma (Ritzman) Yeager.
    Clifton Younger Ritzman, Neva (Ritzman) Davis, Quincy Leo Ritzman and Norma (Ritzman) Yeager.
    Photo taken in 1961.
    The photo was taken on the Ritzman farm (one mile west of Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA).
    Quincy Leo and Opal (Eucker) Ritzman with Neva (Ritzman) Davis
    Photo taken in 1972 in Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Neva (Ritzman) Davis and Lois Mary (Ritzman) Marcum
    Photo taken in 1975. Lois is Neva's neice. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Quincy Lincoln and Amanda (Benfer) Ritzman and family
    Quincy Lincoln and Amanda (Benfer) Ritzman and family
    Quincy Lincoln (father), Neva Amanda, Quincy Leo, Norma Mary, Amanda (mother) and Clifton Younger. The photo was taken in 1922.
    Neva (Ritzman) Davis at the Kennedy School in Winslow, Stephenson Co, IL
    Neva (Ritzman) Davis at the Kennedy School in Winslow, Stephenson Co, IL
    In 1918, Neva taught in this one room schoolhouse. Her father said that he would help to pay toward her buying a horse if she earned the rest. She taught here for one year and then went to Washington, D.C. to work to make the rest of the money. She stayed in D.C. until 1969 and never did buy the horse.
    Kennedy School in Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA
    Kennedy School in Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA
    Kennedy School in Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA is where Neva taught in 1919 prior to moving to Washington, D. C. This is a photo of the school as it looked in 1987. Notice the "three holer" at the side of the school. Boys on the left, girls on the right and the teacher in the middle.
    Lester and Eleanor (Deyoe) Davis Wedding
    From left to right - Fred and Laura (Cromwell) Crum at whose home the wedding took place. Others in the picture are Alice (Crum) Deyoe, mother of the bride, Eleanor and Lester and Neva (Ritzman) Davis mother of the groom. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Headstones
    Burial place for Neva Ritzman (Davis).
    Burial place for Neva Ritzman (Davis).
    Interred in Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA

  • Sources 
    1. [S164] US Social Security Record - Social Security Death Index, US Social Security Record - Social Security Death Index.

    2. [S626] Birth Record - Neva Amanda Ritzman, File Number C-8200 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S817] Online Research - GEDCOM - Supplied by Roger Cramer on November 2008., compiled by Roger Cramer.

    4. [S1050] Online Research - GEDCOM - Supplied by Tom Cooley on 5 Aug 2007., Tom Cooley.

    5. [S1019] US Census - 1900 Winslow Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA.

    6. [S666] US Census - 1910 Winslow Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA.

    7. [S223] Cemetery Record - Fort Lincoln Cemetery Records, Bladensburg Rd., Prince Georges County, Maryland, USA.

    8. [S300] Marriage Record - Illinois marriage record index.

    9. [S287] D.A.R. Record - Neva Amanda Ritzman, (Daughters of the American Revolution Certificate of Membership dated 15 Apr 1972), Certificate Number 567048 (Reliability: 4).

    10. [S750] Marriage Record - Marriage Certificate, Pastor Associate, Congregational Church, Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas for Baltimore City, Maryland, USA.

    11. [S912] Marriage Record - Lester B Davis and Neva A Ritzman.


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