Michel Ritter

M, #3048, b. circa 1758, d. before 28 May 1805
     Michel Ritter was born circa 1758 at Maryland.1 He was the son of Jean Ritter and Catherine Miller.2 He married Marie Louise Stelly, daughter of Jean George Stelly and Christine Marie Edelmeier, circa 1780.3 He witnessed the marriage of William Johnson and Marie Therese Ritter on 6 August 1798 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.4 He died before 28 May 1805.5 He was listed as the husband in the succession of Marie Louise Stelly on 18 November 1831 at St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.6,7

Children of Michel Ritter and Marie Louise Stelly

Citations

  1. [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).
  2. [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).
  3. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Marie Magdelaine (Michel & Marie Louise STELLY) bt. Sunday, 21 Oct. 1790 Spons: Andre MARQUEZ [MARKS] & Marie Magdelaine RAITER. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.101).
  4. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Therese [her signature] - Germans (Michel & Marie Louise STELLY) m. 6 Aug. 1798 William JOHNSON [his signature] - of Dinamarques, Copenhague [Denmark] (Joseph & Christina JEANSONNE) Wits: Joseph LASTRAPES, Jean Baptiste STELI, Michel RITTER. [Record blurred and difficult to read.] Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.81).
  5. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MARKS, Baltazar - of this parish (dec. Baltazar & Marie Anne GASPARD) m. 28 May 1805 Marie Louise STELLY - widow of Michel RITTER - also of this district (dec. George & Christine ELLEMER) Wits: Jean Baptiste MORIN, Jean Baptiste MARX, George MAYER, Jean Baptiste STELLY. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.140).
  6. [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).
  7. [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).
  8. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Marie Therese (Michel & Marie Louise CHETELI [STELLY]) bt. 9 Dec. 1781 at age 4 wks. Spons: Michel PRUDHOMME & Marie ----. Fr. L.M. GRUMEAU (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.29).
  9. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Marie (Michael & Marie Louise CHTTELY [STELLY]) bt. 22 June 1783 at age 3 1/2 mths. Spons: Michel RITTHER & Marie PRUDHOMME. Fr. L.M. GRUMEAU (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.43).
  10. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Francoise (Michel & Marie Louise STELAY [STELLY] - inhabitants of this district) b. 13 March 1783, bt. 25 March 1784 Spons: Joseph VABLE & Barbara COR; Father signs: Michael RITTER. Fr. GEFFROTIN, cure des attacapas (Opel. Ch.: Folio OA, p.51).
  11. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Pierre Michel (Michel & Marie Louise STELLY) bt. Thursday, 5 April 1792 supplied ceremony for baptism which was previously performed at home. Spons: Pierre NESAT & Magdelaine PREVOT. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.104).
  12. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, FORET, Michel - native of Toulon in France - inhabitant of this Colony and in this parish for 3 to 4 years in the Grand Co--- torn --- [probably Coteau] area (major son of Jaques & Magdelaine JEAN - inhabitants of the said Toulon) m. 30 Jan. 1816 Julie RITTER - native of this parish (minor daughter of dec. Michel RETHER & --- SCHETELI [STELLY] - inhabitants of this parish) Wits: Michel SCHETELI [STELLY], Baptiste STELLY, Francois MARKS, Andre MAYER, Andre RETHER [RITTER], William HERGEROEDER, D.S. LEMELLE. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.278).