From newspaper obituary clipping for Adam Tritch from the estate auction
Dessa Mae (Sunday) Wolf 25 Nov 2000 -
"Adam Tritch, son of Fredrick and Margret Tritch, was born near Mt.
Wayne county, Ohio, on April 7, 1857, and died at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. George Erwin, near Hudson, Ind., at the age of 76 years, 10 months and
On October 30, 1880, he was united in marriage to Mary Shade. To
union were born eight children, viz., Mrs. George Erwin, with whom he resided
at the time of his death; Mrs. Arthur Hoyer, Mrs. Marl Shumaker, Ray and
Carl, all of Steuben county, Ind., and Eshu, of near Peru, Ind.; Jessie,
died in infancy, and Edna, who died at the age of eighteen. He leaves
mourn his going beside the widow, six children, 35 grandchildren and one
great-grandchild. Two brothers, William, of Kendallville, and John,
Center, besides a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Tritch spent almost his entire life in Steuben county, where he
the respect of all who knew him by his integrity and industry, and will be
greatly missed by both family and friends. Funeral services were held
home of George Erwin, with interment in Circle Hill cemetery.
Rev. Humfreys, whom Mr. Tritch greatly admired, spoke the beautiful
comforting funeral service.
We wish to thank all who so kindly assisted us during the illness,
and burial of our beloved husband and father.
MARY TRITCH AND CHILDREN"
Submitted By: Theresa Ferguson