Mary Magdeline "Maggie" Ritcheson


parents: Andrew J Ritcheson and Elizabeth Rebecca Crane 


Birth:  24 Nov 1892  Martin Co, IN
Death:  04 Apr 1956  Vincennes, Knox, IN
Burial:  Highland Cemetery, Vincennes, Knox, IN

Marriage #1

Charles Elmer Andis

19 Aug 1911  Daviess Co, IN (divorced 1921)


Martha Ellen Andis 12 Apr 1912
Charles Edgar Andis 09 Jun 1914
Wilma Louise Andis 11 Apr 1918
children of Charles Elmer and Mary Magdeline (Ritcheson) Andis


Marriage #2

Europe M Lane

27 Oct 1930  Vigo Co, IN


Rebecca Elizabeth Lane 31 Jul 1932
Mildred Ann Lane 13 Jan 1936
children of Europe Lane and Mary Magdeline (Ritcheson) Andis, Lane


1920 Federal census Steele, Daviess, IN - age 26 (view census information) WWI and WWII draft cards; Volunteer Nadine Coles (obituaries)
Family History Center, Salt Lake City, UT Cemeteries of Daviess Co, IN - Concord Cemetery index (book)
Vigo Co, Indiana Online marriage index
Random Acts of Kindness volunteer Peggy Robbins Death notices
Daviess County Health Department, Washington, IN Death records (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Washington Herald, Washington, IN Obituaries
Concord Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN Viewed and photographed tombstones
Find a Grave volunteers John "J-Cat" Griffith and Remo Tombstone and cemetery photos - Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St Louis, St Louis, MO
Find a Grave volunteers LC and Julia Young Tombstone and cemetery photos - Little Hickory Cemetery, Martin Co, IN
Family records Records and photos belonging to Kim Harper
Family records Records and photos belonging to Arlena Andis Coffman
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan 

Miscellaneous Information
1) We have a copy of Charles and Mary's marriage application and marriage record

2) Parents of Mary Magdeline "Maggie" Ritcheson: Andrew J Ritcheson (06 Dec 1844-28 Jan 1907) and Elizabeth Rebecca Crane (15 May 1857-06 Dec 1904); Andrew and Rebecca buried Little Hickory Ridge Cemetery, Martin Co, IN - tombstone photo.

3) Maggie was institutionalized in the Indiana State Hospital for the Insane in Evansville, Indiana in March, 1922, and released in September 1925. 

4) Divorce complaint for Charles and Mary.

5) Husband (2) of Mary Magdeline: Europe M Lane - born 18 Jan 1861 Clark Co, IL; died 11 Jul 1944 Knox Co, IN; obituaries; death certificate; cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage, hypertension; buried Highland Cemetery, Vincennes, Knox, IN; tombstone photo; son of William H Lane and Rachel Jane Turbett; married to (1) Josephine Rechet (1860-1919); signature:

6) Europe and Mary's marriage application.

7) Maggie's death record and newspaper article regarding her death; (cannot find Mary's death certificate); cause of death: pneumonia.

8) Maggie's funeral notification.

9) From Arlena (Andis) Coffman - Maggie's granddaughter: "She had crocheted me two headscarves, which I kept for years. I don't know what ever happened to them. They were simple crocheting - like fishnet - with lots of holes, but I wore them to school. One was green and one was pink. 


Photos and/or signatures

thanks to Kim Harper and Arlena (Andis) Coffman for all of the following photos

  Mary Magdeline "Maggie" (Ritcheson) Andis

       c. 1912


Wilma Louise and Charles Edgar Andis
children of Charles and Mary

c. 1921



      Maggie (Ritcheson) Andis

       unknown date


Mildred (Lane) Hauser, 
Wilma (Andis) Summers,
and Rebecca (Lane) Brown 
(daughters of Maggie Ritcheson)

Nov 1970


Martha Ellen Andis
daughter of Charles and Mary

Concord Cemetery
Odon, Daviess Co, Indiana

photo taken by Valerie Boman

Mary Magdeline "Maggie" (Ritcheson) Andis, Lane

Highland Cemetery
Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana