Ancestors of Ionia Pauline Ritchison


Generation No. 1

1.  Ionia Pauline Ritchison, born January 11, 1944.  She was the daughter of 2. Paul Thomas Ritchison and 3. Edna Lucille Leach.  She married (1) Ronald John Rasmussen August 08, 1965.  He was born November 11, 1946.  He was the son of Elvin Jens Rasmussen and Helena Winifred Berrington.

Generation No. 2

2.  Paul Thomas Ritchison, born July 21, 1909 in Pender, Thurston County,  Nebraska; died September 1965 in Sioux City, Iowa.  He was the son of 4. Orren Ritchison and 5. Hatte Summers.  He married 3. Edna Lucille Leach November 29, 1932.
3.  Edna Lucille Leach, born October 14, 1914 in Monona County, Iowa; died December 30, 1998 in Sioux City, Iowa.  She was the daughter of 6. Walter Leach and 7. Della Van Landingham.

Child of Paul Ritchison and Edna Leach is:
1i.Ionia Pauline Ritchison, born January 11, 1944; married Ronald John Rasmussen August 08, 1965.


Generation No. 3

4.  Orren Ritchison  He married 5. Hatte Summers.
5.  Hatte Summers

Child of Orren Ritchison and Hatte Summers is:
2i.Paul Thomas Ritchison, born July 21, 1909 in Pender, Thurston County,  Nebraska; died September 1965 in Sioux City, Iowa; married Edna Lucille Leach November 29, 1932.


6.  Walter Leach, born April 22, 1891 in St. Clair Township, Iowa; died April 06, 1961 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa.  He was the son of 12. George Washington Leach and 13. Druzilla Ball.  He married 7. Della Van Landingham.
7.  Della Van Landingham, born November 13, 1901 in Iowa.

Child of Walter Leach and Della Van Landingham is:
3i.Edna Lucille Leach, born October 14, 1914 in Monona County, Iowa; died December 30, 1998 in Sioux City, Iowa; married Paul Thomas Ritchison November 29, 1932.


Generation No. 4

12.  George Washington Leach, born December 12, 1849 in Delaware County, Indiana; died March 12, 1919 in West Fork, Monona County, Iowa.  He was the son of 24. James H. Leach and 25. Mary Wilson.  He married 13. Druzilla Ball October 22, 1873 in Shelby County, Iowa.
13.  Druzilla Ball, born March 19, 1853 in Linn County, Iowa; died December 21, 1919 in West Fork, Monona County, Iowa.  She was the daughter of 26. Nathaniel A. Ball and 27. Hester Mary Wickham.

Children of George Leach and Druzilla Ball are:
6i.Walter Leach, born April 22, 1891 in St. Clair Township, Iowa; died April 06, 1961 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa; married Della Van Landingham.
ii.Rosa Bell Leach, born September 14, 1875.
iii.Jennie Leach, born October 11, 1876.
iv.Lille May Leach, born April 19, 1878.
v.Williard Leach, born March 24, 1884 in St. Clair Township, Iowa; died July 08, 1955 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa; married (1) Marilyn Kneeland; born May 11, 1896 in Smithland, Iowa; married (2) Della Wolfe November 18, 1908.
vi.Olive Sedonia Leach, born June 27, 1889 in St. Clair Township, Iowa; died March 27, 1962 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa; married Howard Otis Greenough November 22, 1911 in Onawa, Monona County, Iowa; born July 08, 1884 in Danbury, Woodbury County, Iowa.


Generation No. 5

24.  James H. Leach, born January 16, 1813 in Butler County, Ohio; died April 02, 1892 in Decatur County, Indiana.  He was the son of 48. Esom Leach and 49. Jane Handley.  He married 25. Mary Wilson August 14, 1833 in Bartholomew, Decatur County, Indiana.
25.  Mary Wilson, born August 14, 1814 in Kentucky; died February 12, 1901 in Center Township, Monona County, Iowa.

Children of James Leach and Mary Wilson are:
12i.George Washington Leach, born December 12, 1849 in Delaware County, Indiana; died March 12, 1919 in West Fork, Monona County, Iowa; married Druzilla Ball October 22, 1873 in Shelby County, Iowa.
ii.Louisa Leach, born September 22, 1834.
iii.Nancy Leach, born March 09, 1836.
iv.Abigal Leach, born August 14, 1840.
v.Rachael Emily Leach, born June 13, 1842.
vi.Rueben Leach, born October 15, 1847.
vii.Sarah Leach, born December 17, 1852.
viii.Archibald Leach, born February 15, 1838.
ix.William J. Leach, born April 22, 1845.


26.  Nathaniel A. Ball, born June 23, 1829 in Union Township, Monroe County, Ohio; died February 23, 1909 in St. Clair Township, Iowa.  He was the son of 52. Daniel Ball.  He married 27. Hester Mary Wickham 1846 in Ohio.
27.  Hester Mary Wickham, born June 1830 in Ohio; died 1875 in Mapleton, Monona County, Iowa.  She was the daughter of 54. Lester Wickham and 55. Diana.

Children of Nathaniel Ball and Hester Wickham are:
13i.Druzilla Ball, born March 19, 1853 in Linn County, Iowa; died December 21, 1919 in West Fork, Monona County, Iowa; married George Washington Leach October 22, 1873 in Shelby County, Iowa.
ii.Daniel Charles Ball, born June 10, 1847.
iii.Benjamin Ball, born 1849.
iv.Rachael R. Ball, born 1851.
v.Flora C. Ball, born 1851.
vi.Dianna Ball, born August 1857.
vii.Nathaniel Ball, born 1859.
viii.Millie Jane Ball, born March 09, 1860.
ix.Elisha Ellsworth Ball, born May 09, 1864.
x.Mary Ellen Ball, born February 27, 1865.
xi.William E. Ball, born 1868.
xii.Della Ball
xiii.Ada Ball, born December 1874.


Generation No. 6

48.  Esom Leach, born 1770 in Sinks, Monroe County, West Virgina; died October 1828 in Rush County, Indiana.  He was the son of 96. William L. Leach and 97. Susannah Hughes.  He married 49. Jane Handley December 29, 1795 in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
49.  Jane Handley, born 1771 in New Virginia, Greenbrier County, West Virginia; died 1850 in Washington Township, Deleware County, Indiana.  She was the daughter of 98. Archibald Handley and 99. Jean Henderson.

Children of Esom Leach and Jane Handley are:
24i.James H. Leach, born January 16, 1813 in Butler County, Ohio; died April 02, 1892 in Decatur County, Indiana; married Mary Wilson August 14, 1833 in Bartholomew, Decatur County, Indiana.
ii.Susannah Leach, born Abt. 1796.
iii.William Leach, born May 05, 1798.
iv.Rebecca Leach, born 1800.
v.Archibald Leach, born 1802.
vi.Rueben Leach, born January 16, 1803.
vii.Martha Leach, born Abt. 1805.


52.  Daniel Ball, born in Virginia.

Child of Daniel Ball is:
26i.Nathaniel A. Ball, born June 23, 1829 in Union Township, Monroe County, Ohio; died February 23, 1909 in St. Clair Township, Iowa; married Hester Mary Wickham 1846 in Ohio.


54.  Lester Wickham, born December 08, 1807 in New York; died February 09, 1891.  He was the son of 108. Benjamin Wickham and 109. Jerusha.  He married 55. Diana.
55.  Diana, born February 12, 1809 in New York; died 1858.

Children of Lester Wickham and Diana are:
27i.Hester Mary Wickham, born June 1830 in Ohio; died 1875 in Mapleton, Monona County, Iowa; married Nathaniel A. Ball 1846 in Ohio.
ii.Irwin Wickham, born 1834.
iii.Irving Wickham, born 1835.
iv.Elizabeth Wickham, born 1838.


Generation No. 7

96.  William L. Leach, born July 10, 1740 in Northumberland, West Virginia; died 1808 in Sinks, Monroe County, West Virgina.  He married 97. Susannah Hughes 1762 in Prince Edward, Virginia.
97.  Susannah Hughes, born 1744 in Sinks, Monroe County, West Virgina; died Aft. 1810 in Kentucky.  She was the daughter of 194. Robert Hughes and 195. Martha.

Children of William Leach and Susannah Hughes are:
48i.Esom Leach, born 1770 in Sinks, Monroe County, West Virgina; died October 1828 in Rush County, Indiana; married Jane Handley December 29, 1795 in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
ii.William Leach, born 1762.
iii.Mary M. Leach, born 1763.
iv.Reuben Leach, born 1765.
v.Matthew Leach, born 1769.
vi.Joshua Leach, born February 12, 1773.
vii.Edward Leach, born 1774.
viii.Edmond Leach, born 1775.
ix.John S. Leach, born 1775.
x.James Leach, born 1780.
xi.Elizabeth Leach, born 1781.


98.  Archibald Handley, born 1730; died 1796.  He was the son of 196. John Handley and 197. Grisel.  He married 99. Jean Henderson.
99.  Jean Henderson

Children of Archibald Handley and Jean Henderson are:
49i.Jane Handley, born 1771 in New Virginia, Greenbrier County, West Virginia; died 1850 in Washington Township, Deleware County, Indiana; married Esom Leach December 29, 1795 in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
ii.Ann Handley
iii.Grizel Handley
iv.Mary Handley
v.Maty Handley
vi.James Handley
vii.Sarah Handley


108.  Benjamin Wickham, born April 01, 1768 in New York; died July 12, 1851 in Morgan County, Iowa.  He was the son of 216. William Wickham and 217. Catherine.  He married 109. Jerusha.
109.  Jerusha, born 1770 in Massachusetts.

Children of Benjamin Wickham and Jerusha are:
54i.Lester Wickham, born December 08, 1807 in New York; died February 09, 1891; married Diana.
ii.Tilda Wickham
iii.Raney Wickham
iv.Manerva Wickham
v.Rubal Wickham
vi.Nathan Henry Wickham, born August 26, 1793.
vii.Benjamin Wickham, born 1809.
viii.Abisha Wickham, born January 21, 1821.
ix.Cynthia Wickham, born 1823.
x.Philinda Wickham, born 1826.


Generation No. 8

194.  Robert Hughes  He married 195. Martha.
195.  Martha

Child of Robert Hughes and Martha is:
97i.Susannah Hughes, born 1744 in Sinks, Monroe County, West Virgina; died Aft. 1810 in Kentucky; married William L. Leach 1762 in Prince Edward, Virginia.


196.  John Handley  He married 197. Grisel.
197.  Grisel

Child of John Handley and Grisel is:
98i.Archibald Handley, born 1730; died 1796; married Jean Henderson.


216.  William Wickham, born June 1739 in Ulster County, New York; died February 19, 1839 in Center Township, Belmont County, Ohio.  He married 217. Catherine.
217.  Catherine

Children of William Wickham and Catherine are:
108i.Benjamin Wickham, born April 01, 1768 in New York; died July 12, 1851 in Morgan County, Iowa; married Jerusha.
ii.John Wickham, born 1762.
iii.James Wickham, born 1764.
iv.Bismark Bemmel Wickham, born 1766.
v.Margaret Wickham, born 1769.
vi.Susannah Wickham, born November 07, 1772.
vii.Hannah Betsey Wickham, born 1774.