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Male Matthias Rittenhouse Click to view Matthias Rittenhouse in the family tree

Matthias was born in 1702 in Roxborough, Philadelphia, PA, USA.1   Matthias' father was Nicholas Rittenhouse and his mother was Wilhelmina Dewees.  His paternal grandparents were William Rittenhouse and Geertruid Kersten Pieters. He had six brothers and seven sisters, named William, Henry, Mattias, Catherine, Gerhard, Peter, Catherine, Sijten Sophia, Sytje, Psyche, Susanna, Catharene and Elizabeth. He had a half-brother and a half-sister, named Nicholas and Wilhelmina.  He died at the age of 90 in 1792 in Norriton, Montgomery, PA, USA.1 

Matthias' family with Elizabeth Williams

‌Matthias and Elizabeth were married in a religious ceremony in 1727 in PA, USA.1   They had three sons and six daughters, named Jonathan, David, Benjamin, Margaret, Annie, Eleanor, Esther, Elizabeth and Mary.

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