Atwell, Hart, Churchill, Hostetter Genealogy :Information about Rita Ann Hostetter
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Rita Ann Hostetter (b. 21 Dec 1890, d. Aft. 1930)Rita Ann Hostetter (daughter of Enoch Melvin Hostetter and Frances Lydia Crow) was born 21 Dec 1890 in Rico, Dolores, Colorado, and died Aft. 1930 in ?.She married (1) [unknown].She married (2) Clarence Ray Barnhart on Bet. 11 Apr 1908 - 10 Apr 1909 in California.
Notes for Rita Ann Hostetter:
According to John William Atwell: Rita had a boyfriend (name unknown) who got Rita pregnant when she was 19 years old.Boyfriend skipped out on Rita, while Rita gave birth to Dorothy. Dorothy was raised by her Grandmother (Lydia) until Rita was "old enough to care for her", then Rita raised her.
Perhaps it was when she got married that Rita became "old enough to care for" Dorothy.
According to John William Atwell: Dorothy and Rita were very close. Dorothy often thought of Rita as "more like a big sister than a mother".
More About Rita Ann Hostetter and Clarence Ray Barnhart:
Marriage: Bet. 11 Apr 1908 - 10 Apr 1909, California.
Children of Rita Ann Hostetter and [unknown] are:
- +Dorothy Louise Hostetter, b. 23 Jan 1909, Missouri, d. Mar 1987, Westminster, Orange, California.
Children of Rita Ann Hostetter and Clarence Ray Barnhart are:
- Charles Melvin Barnhart, b. 29 May 1911, California, d. 24 Dec 1951, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.
- Donald Ray Barnhart, b. 29 Mar 1913, California, d. 09 May 1994, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.
- George Allan Barnhart, b. 25 Dec 1917, California, d. 09 Jun 1993, Springville, Utah, Utah.