5. William2 Britton (Samuel R1)(485) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1825. William died before 1900 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ.

He married Selinda Rittenhouse in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, July 1, 1848. Selinda was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 1831. Selinda was the daughter of Daniel Rittenhouse and Elizabeth Myers. In the 1850 census Kingwood Hunterdon NJ page 140, William (age 24) is recorded with Cellinda (age 19) and Daniel (age 6m). William is a farmer born in NJ.

In the 1860 census Frenchtown Hunterdon NJ page 852, William (age 34) is recorded with his wife Selinda (age 28), Daniel (age 10), Mary (age 8), and George (age 5). All births are NJ.

In the 1870 census Frenchtown Hunterdon NJ page 44, William (age 44) is recorded with his wife Salenda (age 40), Daniel (age 20), George (age 16), and Isabelle (age 12) and Emma (age 22) a servant. William is a Coal Dealer and all births are NJ.

In the 1880 census Frenchtown Hunterdon NJ page 302, William (age 54) is recorded with his wife Selenda (age 49), Daniel (age 30), George (age 26), and Isabelle (age 22). William is a Livery keeper and all births are NJ.

William Britton and Selinda Rittenhouse had the following children:

child 14 i. Daniel D3 Britton(486) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ December 27, 1849. Daniel died 1923 at 73 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ in the mercantile business in Frenchtown

child 15 ii. Mary E Britton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 1850. She married unknown Boston. Unknown died before 1900.

child + 16 iii. George M Britton was born February 1854.

child 17 iv. Isabelle Britton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1857.

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