5. Jacob2 Heath (Richard1) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ May 19, 1789. Jacob died January 27, 1875 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 85 years of age.

He married Lavina Rittenhouse in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, April 15, 1817. Lavina was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey July 15, 1798. Lavina(2124) was the daughter of Benjamin Rittenhouse and Elizabeth Roberson. Lavina died May 15, 1865 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 66 years of age. In the 1850 census kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 147, Jacob (age 62) is recorded with Lavina (age 57), Richard (age 25), Daniel (age 17) and Mary Roberson (age 16). Jacob is a farmer and all births are NJ.

Jacob Heath and Lavina Rittenhouse had the following children:

child 15 i. Elizabeth Ann3 Heath was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 8, 1820. Elizabeth died June 1890 at 69 years of age. She married David B Sherman in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, May 28, 1842. David was born in New Jersey 1819. David(2125) was the son of Jonathan Sherman and Frances Bird. David died May 15, 1865 at 45 years of age.

child 16 ii. Richard Heath was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 24, 1825. Richard died September 17, 1850 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 24 years of age.

child 17 iii. Gertrude Heath(2126) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey March 20, 1828. Gertrude died April 12, 1905 in Jersey City, NJ, at 77 years of age. Buried at the Phillipsburg Cemetery, Phillipsburg, New Jersey She married William Abbot Dalrymple in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, November 9, 1846.

William was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 15, 1822. William(2127) was the son of Samuel M Dalrymple and Sarah Ann Higgins. (See William Abbot Dalrymple for the continuation of this line.)

child 18 iv. Daniel Rittenhouse Heath was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1832.

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