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Female Dorcus Ritchie Click to view Dorcus Ritchie in the family tree

Dorcus was born in December 1861 in Kentucky.1   Dorcus' father is Samuel Ritchie and her mother is Chole Hall.  Her paternal grandparents were Thomas Grigsby Ritchie and Kissiah Smith. She had three brothers and four sisters, named Leander C., Andrew, John, Nancy Ann, Elizabeth, Sinthia and Dora.  She was the oldest of the eight children.  She died at the age of 74 in 1935.1 


Dorcus' family with Hiram Young

‚ÄĆDorcus and Hiram were married in a religious ceremony on August 27th, 1877 in Perry Co., Kentucky.1   They had seven sons and five daughters, named Nathaniel, Richard, Monroe, Watson, Jasper, Arlie, Samuel, Chloe, Nancy, Naomi, Mary and Martha.

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