Antoine Ritter1

M, #6291, b. 11 October 1795
Relationship
1st cousin 7 times removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Antoine Ritter was born on 11 October 1795 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He was the son of Michel Ritter and Marie Louise Stelly.1 He was baptized on 1 November 1800 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, at age 5 years and 21 days.1 He was the godfather of Marie Louise Johnson baptized on 24 April 1810 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2 He married Marie Magdelaine Leger, daughter of Paul Leger and Marie Constance Potier, on 6 September 1814 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3,4 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Marie Magdelaine Leger, before 31 October 1821.5 He married Tharzile Savoie, daughter of Joseph Savoie and Manon Cormier, on 31 October 1821 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.5 He was listed as the husband in the succession of Marie Magdelaine Leger in November 1821 at St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.6 He was listed as a son in the succession of Marie Louise Stelly on 18 November 1831 at St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.7,8

Child of Antoine Ritter and Marie Magdelaine Leger

Family: Antoine Ritter and Tharzile Savoie

Citations

  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Antoine (Michel RAITER & Marie Louise STELLY) b. 11 Oct. 1795, bt. Saturday, 1 Nov. 1800 Pats: Jean RAITER & Catherine MILHER; Mats: George STELLY & Christine ALBERT; Spons: Antoine NEZAT & Julie BARRE. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.236).
  2. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Marie Louise (William & Therese RITTER) b. 29 Jan. 1810, bt. 24 April 1810 Spons: Antoine RITTER & Julie RITTER. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.497).
  3. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Marie Magdelaine (Antoine RETHER & Marie Magdelaine LEGER - from here) b. 14 July 1815, bt. 6 May 1816 Pats: Michel RETHER - from Pennsylvania & Marie Louise SCHETELI [STELLY] - from Jean Baptiste Parish; Mats: Paul LEGER - from New York in America & Marie Constance POTIER - from Havre de Grace; Spons: Paul LEGER & Marie Louise SCHETELI [STELLY] - paternal and maternal grandparents. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.75).
  4. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, LEGER, Marie Magdelaine - native of this parish (minor daughter of Paul - native of New York & Marie Constance POTIER - native of Havre de Grace in France - and inhabitants of this parish) m. 6 Sept. 1814 Antoine RITTER - native of this parish (minor son of Michel RAYTHER - native of Maryland & Marie Louise SCHETELI - native of the "fleuve" [river] in the parish of St. Jean Baptiste - and inhabitants of this parish) Wits: Augustin BOUDRAUD - representing the groom's parents, Paul LEGER - bride's father, Jean LABARTHE, William JOHNSON, John SHINE, Alexandre LEGER, Sylvin POTIER - all inhabitants of this parish. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.257).
  5. [S19] SWLR - St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, RITTER, Antoine - about 25 yrs. old; widower of Marie Magdelaine LEGER; born and living at Opeloussas (dec. Michel & Marie Louise STELLY) m. 31 Oct. 1821 Tharzile SAVOYE - 21 years old; living at Attakapas (Joseph & dec. Manon CORMIER) Wits: Francois MAUPOINT, Adrien GUILBEAU. Fr. Hercule BRASSAC (GC Ch.: v.1, p.14, #37).
  6. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, RITTER, Antoine m. Marie Magdalen LEGERE In Succ. of Marie Magdalen LEGERE dated Nov. 1821 (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Succ.#240).
  7. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, RITTER, Michel m. Marie Louise STELLY In Succ. of Marie Louise STELLY dated 18 Nov. 1831 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. # 578).
  8. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, STELLY, Marie Louise wid. of Michel RITTER Heirs: Therese wid. of JOHNSON; Mary m. Joseph LEJEUNE, Sr.; Francoise m. Augustin BOUDREAUX: Elizabeth m. Edward ROSE; Antoine RITTER; Julie m. Michel FORET. Succ. dated 18 Nov. 1831 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. # 578).