RITTENHOUSE Family

First Generation

1. William B1 Rittenhouse(4401) was born in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA 1695. William died March 8, 1767 in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 71 years of age. Catherine Howell, married William Rittenhouse, of Germantown, and died at Amwell, Hunterdon county, New Jersey, 1767. His will, dated August 27, 1761, was proved October 19, 1767, and in it, names his wife, Catharine, sons, William, Isaac, Lott, Moses and Peter, and daughters Priscilla, Susan, Hannah and Anna. Catharine Howell is thought to have been the second wife. (found at Rootsweb.com)

He married Catherine Howell in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, PA, about 1718. Catherine was born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, PA 1700. Catherine(4402) was the daughter of Daniel Howell and Hannah Lakin. Catherine died 1778 in Rosemont, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 78 years of age. Buried at Prallsville Family Cemetery, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

William B Rittenhouse and Catherine Howell had the following children:

child 2 i. Priscilla Howell2 Rittenhouse(4403) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1719. Priscilla died 1742 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 23 years of age. She married Christopher Search in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1735. Christopher was born in Edinburgh, Scotland 1710. (Additional notes for Christopher Search(4404)) Christopher died October 16, 1757 in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 47 years of age.

child 3 ii. Garret Rittenhouse was born in Philadelphia County, PA 1721.

child + 4 iii. Peter Rittenhouse was born 1724.

child + 5 iv. William Rittenhouse was born 1725.

child 6 v. Isaac Rittenhouse(4405) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey July 13, 1726. Isaac died February 23, 1809 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 82 years of age. He married Susannah Lakin Oakes Baker in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, about 1757. Susannah was born 1732. (Additional notes for Susannah Lakin Oakes Baker(4406)) Susannah died June 4, 1824 in New Jersey, at 91 years of age. buried at Rosemont, NJ near daughters Amy Free and Susan Reading

child 7 vi. Susannah Rittenhouse(4407) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey about 1727.

child + 8 vii. Moses Rittenhouse was born 1728.

child 9 viii. Anna Rittenhouse(4408) was born about 1731.

child 10 ix. Henry R Rittenhouse was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1732.

child 11 x. Hannah Rittenhouse(4409) was born about 1733.

child 12 xi. Sarah Rittenhouse was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey about 1733.

child + 13 xii. Lott Rittenhouse was born 1737.

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