188. William H6 Rittenhouse (John Thatcher5, Nathaniel4, Benjamin William3, William2, William B1) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 1830.

He married twice. He married Maria S Eichlin Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, August 28, 1856. Maria was born in New Jersey 1835. Maria was the daughter of Charles Eichlin and Sarah Ann Serfass. Maria died November 19, 1862 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 27 years of age. He married Elizabeth Snyder 1889. Elizabeth was born in New Jersey August 1841. Elizabeth was the daughter of William Snyder and Hannah Horner. from Frenchtown

In the 1860 census Baptistown Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page , William (age 29) is recorded with Maria (age 24), George (age 3), and John (age 1). Also recorded is Watson Rittenhouse (age 20), and Aaram Potts (age 57). William is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1870 census Baptistown Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 224, William (age 39) is recorded with George (age 13), John (age 10) and Mary (age 8). They are recorded with John Rittenhouse (age 74) and Lutiecia? (age 67). William is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1880 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 65, William (age 49) is recorded with his daughter Georgie (age 22), John (age 21) and daughter Lizzie (age 19). William is a widower, a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1900 census Frenchtown Hunterdon Co NJ page 114, William (age 69) is recorded with his wife Elizabeth (age 58). They have been married for 10 years and have had no children. William is a grocer and all births are NJ.

William H Rittenhouse and Maria S Eichlin had the following children:

child 247 i. George W7 Rittenhouse was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1857.

child 248 ii. John W Rittenhouse was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1858.

child 249 iii. Mary Elizabeth Rittenhouse was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1861.

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