194. Mahlon6 Rittenhouse (Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Benjamin William3, William2, William B1)(4485) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ August 29, 1827. Mahlon died February 23, 1909 Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 81 years of age.
He married twice. He married Elizabeth Ann Hoff in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, July 13, 1850. Elizabeth was born November 11, 1832. (Additional notes for Elizabeth Ann Hoff(4486)) Elizabeth died December 18, 1866 at 34 years of age. He married Abby Hiner in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, November 5, 1867. Abby was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ September 29, 1830. Abby(4487) was the daughter of Godfrey Hiner. Abby died June 5, 1921 at 90 years of age. In the 1850 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 137, Mahlon (age 22) is recorded with his parents.
In the 1860 census Locktown, Delaware, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 403, Mahlon (age 34) is recorded with Elizabeth (age 28), Mary (age 6), and Jacob (age 1). Mahlon is a farmer born in NJ.
Mahlon Rittenhouse and Elizabeth Ann Hoff had the following children:
250 i. Mary Catherine7 Rittenhouse(4488) was born Franklin Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ June 28, 1854. Mary died May 25, 1870 at 15 years of age.
251 ii. Jacob Hoff Rittenhouse(4489) was born Flemington, Hunterdon Co, NJ April 19, 1858.(4490) Jacob died June 24, 1920 in Phillipsburg, Warren Co, NJ, at 62 years of age.(4491) He married Ann Catherine Rittenhouse in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, September 21, 1880.(4492) Ann was born 1864.(4493) (Additional notes for Ann Catherine Rittenhouse(4494))
252 iii. Sarah Isabelle Rittenhouse(4495) was born Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ August 9, 1862.
253 iv. Lucinda Rittenhouse(4496) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 20, 1866. Lucinda died April 12, 1868 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 1 year of age. Buried at Everittstown United Methodist Churchyard Cemetery.
Her inscription reads:
She was lovely, she was fair And for a while was given An angel came and claimed his own And bore her home to heaven
Mahlon Rittenhouse and Abby Hiner had the following children:
254 v. Infant Rittenhouse(4497) was born September 21, 1868. Infant died September 21, 1868 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at less than one year of age. Buried at Everittstown United Methodist Churchyard Cemetery.
+ 255 vi. Allison P Rittenhouse was born October 1871.
256 vii. John W Rittenhouse(4498) was born December 16, 1874. John died May 11, 1875 at less than one year of age.
257 viii. George W Rittenhouse(4499) was born 1877. George died July 24, 1877 at less than one year of age.
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