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Friday, January 20, 2017

RETTIG, Philip and Carrie

Philip and Carrie RETTIG
This photo of Carrie and Philip Rettig was located at the Highway 127 Yard Sale in Anderson County, KY last summer.

Philip Marion Rettig was born 17 Apr 1884 in Henry Co. Ohio to parents Jacob Rettig (1853-1914) and Magdalena Hoffman (1862-1929).

Carrie Mary (Ricker) was born 05 May 1885 in Henry Co. Ohio to parents John George Ricker (1847-1915) and Elizabeth Anna Henry (1847-1923).

The couple were married in Feb 1913.

1920 Census in Flatrock, Henry County OH.
RETTIG, Philip, head, 35, born in OH of OH parents, farmer
RETTIG, Carrie, wife, 34, born in OH of OH parents
RETTIG, George A., son, 5, born in OH
RETTIG, Inez E., daughter, 1, born in OH

1930 Census in Flatrock, Henry, OH
RETTIG, Philip, head, 46, born in OH of OH parents, farmer
RETTIG, Carrie, wife, 45, born in OH of OH parents
RETTIG, George A., son, 16, born in OH
RETTIG, Inez E., daughter, 11, born in OH
RETTIG, Erma E., daughter, 10, born in OH

1940 Census, Napoleon, Henry Co., Ohio
RETTIG, Philip, 55
RETTIG, Carrie, 54
RETTIG, Erma, 20, Bookkeeper

Evening Independent, Massillon OH 12 Apr 1943
Daughter Inez (1918-2004) married William Behrens around 1936, and had two sons James and Larry. The family was involved in an automobile crash on April 10, 1943 which killed William and son James. Inez and son Larry were both critically injured, with Larry succombing to his injuries in early May.  Inez recovered and married Robert Clady.

Daughter Erma (1920-2008) married Allen Clady (Robert Clady's brother).

Son George (1914-2001) married Alma Seeman.




Philip died May 18 1947.

Carrie died Oct 3 1975.

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