Volume XV, Number 813, Friday, 16 April 1802 "John Ritchie says his wife, Mary, has left him, and he won't pay her bills anymore"(this type of article was seen a lot in the Gazette)
Number 8, Volume VI, Friday, 25, February 1820, Volume XXXIV "A list of acts passed by the Kentucky Legislature mentions...[list of names, mostly in the context of divorce.Includes "the divorce of John Ritchie..."]
Number 10, Volume II, Tuesday, 5 March 1811, No. 1325, Volume 25 "Jacob M'Connathy, Unice M'Connathy and Samuel Ritchey, administrators of Wm. Hollyman, dec'd, regarding the sale of the estate, including land in Fayette County on the waters of S. Elkhorn near Capt. Moffett's".
Volume XXII, Number 1250, Tuesday, 10 December 1809 "James Anderson regarding a suit in Clark Circuit Court, September term: the executors of Jane Ritchies vs. William Trimble's heirs (including Robert Evans and wife)".
Other references include:Alexander Ritchie of "Powell's Valley", James Ritchie of Winchester (Clark County) and Archibald Richie
P.S. Copies of these articles can be obtained from the Public Libary in Lexington Kentucky.Their website gives information about how to order copies of microfilmed news articles.