81. Ephriam5 Rittenhouse Rev (Allison4, Elisha3, Peter2, William B1) was born in New Jersey 1819. Ephriam died 1909 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 90 years of age.

He married Harriet Risler in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, February 10, 1849. Harriet was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1829. Harriet was the daughter of John T Risler and Keturah Rittenhouse. Harriet died before 1897. In the 1850 census Delaware, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 132, Ephriam (age 30) is recorded with Harriet (age 20), and Sarah (age 6m).

In the 1860 census New Castle Hundred, New Castle, Delaware page 183, Ephriam (age 40), is recorded with Harriet (age 29), Sarah (age 10), Keturah (age 8), Alanson (age 6), Arthur (age 3), Emily (age 1), and James Vanarsdale (age 24). Ephriam is a clergyman born in NJ.

In the 1870 census New Castle Hundred, New Castle, Delaware page 640, Ephriam (age 50), is recorded with Harriet (age 39), Sarah (age 20), Keturah (age 18), Alanson (age 16), Arthur (age 13), John (age 8), Emily (age 6), and Ellis (age 1m). Ephriam is a baptist minister born in NJ.

In the 1880 census New Castle, New Castle Co Del page 226, Ephriam (age 60), is recorded with his wife Harriet (age 49), daughter Sarah Higman (age 30), gson Oliver Higman (age 5), dau Keturah (age 28), son Alansan (age 26), son John (age 18), dau Emily (age 16), and son Ellis (age 10). Ephriam is a baptist minister born in NJ.

Ephriam Rittenhouse Rev and Harriet Risler had the following children:

child 138 i. Sarah6 Rittenhouse was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1849. She married unknown Higman. Unknown was born Delaware. (See unknown Higman for the continuation of this line.)

child 139 ii. Keturah Rittenhouse was born in New Jersey 1851.

child 140 iii. Alanson E Rittenhouse was born in New Jersey 1853. In the 1870 census New Castle Hundred, New Castle, Delaware page 640, Alanson (age 16) is recorded with his family.

In the 1900 census New Castle, New Castle, Delaware page 6, Alanson (age 46) is recorded with Anna (age 35), Anna (age 16), Arthur (age 14), and Sarah (age 4). They have been married for 6 years and Anna is noted as having 3 children with 1 living at the time of the census.

child 141 iv. Arthur Rittenhouse was born in New Jersey 1856.

child 142 v. Emily Rittenhouse was born in New Jersey October 1858. Emily died January 20, 1864 in New Castle, DE, at 5 years of age.

child 143 vi. John R Rittenhouse was born Delaware 1861.

child 144 vii. Ellis B Rittenhouse was born Delaware 1869.

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