July 29, 1870 – Merchant in Athens, GA

Date:  29 July, 1870

Location:  Ward 2, Athens, Clarke Co., Georgia USA

Source:  Federal Census

After the War Between the States, Jerry returned to his family in the Athens GA area and picked up where he had left off.  Note that the 2 oldest girls and oldest boy are all attending school.

  1. Jerry Ritch, white male age 37, dealer in ready made clothing (retail), $900 real estate, $4,000 personal estate, born in GA
  2. Jane Ritch, white female age 32, keeping house, born in GA
  3. Tallulah Ritch, white female age 14, attending school, born in GA
  4. Ida Ritch, white female age 11, attending school, born in GA
  5. Edward Ritch, white male age 8, attending school, born in GA
  6. John Lee Ritch, white male age 6, at home, born in GA
  7. Katie Ritch, white female age 4 months, at home, born in GA
    8) Humphrey Long, mulatto male age 29, domestic servant, born in GA, cannot read or write
    9) Hulda Long, black female age 26, domestic servant, born in GA, cannot read or write
    10) Martha Long, black female age 14, at home, born in GA, cannot read or write

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