Obit - Jan (John) Ritz, 1893
Shiner Gazette, 24 Aug 1893
John Ritz, a farmer living about six miles from town, died Saturday about ten o’clock of consumption. Dr. Smith was called out to see him on Friday but found him beyond medical aid. Deceased was about fifty years of age and leaves a wife and nine children, most of whom are quite small. The burial took place, Sunday, at the Catholic cemetery.
[Tise, Vol. III, Czech Moravian Brethren Cemetery , RITZ, Jan, 1846 – 19 Srp [Aug] 1893]