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Bertha Lena (Thomas) Ritchie (1875 - 1956)

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Bertha Lena Ritchie formerly Thomas
Born in Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
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Categories: Brooklyn, Nova Scotia | Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.




Name Thomas Ritchie
Event Date 1894
Event Place Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Gender Male
Spouse's Name Bertha Thomas
Registration Date 1894
Volume 1819[1][2].

They were married in a Methodist ceremony. They were bachelor and spinster. He was a farmer, born in Cole Harbour, the son of Thomas and Mary. She was born in Hantsport, living in Dartmouth. The daughter of a William (a carpenter) and Ann (see note). The witnesses were Charles Ritchie and and Minerva [Dermont?]

Residence 1901

Census of Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia. In household:
Thomas Ritchie Head M 33 NS
Bertha Ritche Wife F 26 NS
Allan I Ritchie Son M 6 NS
Wilfred C Ritchie Son M 5 NS
Bertha L Ritchie Daughter F 4 NS[3][4]
Their religion was listed as Methodist.

Residence 1911

1911 Census of Canada. In household:
Ritchie M Head M Nov 1866 45
Ritchie Bertha F Wife M Apr 1874 37
Ritchie Wilfred M Son S Sep 1895 15
Ritchie Bertha F Daughter S Jan 1897 14
Ritchie Jean F Daughter S Feb 1898 13
Ritchie Mary F Daughter S Apr 1897 12
Ritchie Gordon M Son S Jan 1900 11
Ritchie Harold M Son S Aug 1901 10
Ritchie Charlie M Son S Jun 1905 6
Ritchie May F Daughter S Sep 1906 5
Ritchie Ralph M Son S Mar 1910 1[5]


Name Bertha Ritchie
Event Date 24 Mar 1956
Event Place Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Gender Female
Age 83
Birth Year (Estimated) 1873[6]

Widow. Born in Nova Scotia. Parents unknown.


There was another Bertha Lena Thomas, born 1873 to a William ( a chandler and soap maker) and Ann Thomas, in Lunenberg[7], who married an Alfred Nicholls in 1893.


  1. "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2014), Thomas Ritchie and Bertha Thomas, 1894, Marriage; citing p. 1, volume 1819, , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.
  2. Nova Scotia Historical and Vital Statistics. Bertha Thomas and Thomas Ritchie married 1894 in Halifax County. Registration Year: 1894 - Book: 1819 - Page: 1 - Number: 12. Accessed 2018.
  3. "Canada Census, 1901", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 February 2017), Thomas Ritchie, 1901.
  4. Library and Archives, Canada. Census of Canada, 1901. Nova Scotia, Hants, South Newport. Brooklyn, West Hants. p. 13. Accessed 2017.
  5. Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1891. District no. 45, Halifax, Nova Scotia --- Cole Harbour. p 21. Image No.: e001970010. Accessed 2017.
  6. "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1956-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 April 2015), Bertha Ritchie, 24 Mar 1956; citing Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, certificate 2533, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.
  7. Nova Scotia Historical and Vital Statistics. Bertha L. Thomas and Alfred W. Nicholls married 1893 in Halifax County. Registration Year: 1893 - Book: 1818 - Page: 285 - Number: 177. Accessed 2018.

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