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William was born in 1644 in Monschau, Mulheim, Westfalia, Germany.1   William's father was Heinrich George Rittenhouse and his mother was Maria Hagerhoff.  His paternal grandfather was Georgius Rettinghausen; his maternal grandparents are Wilhelmim Hagerhoff and UNKNOWN Barbara. He had two brothers and two sisters, named Heinrich Nicolaus, Heirich Nicolaus, Margaret and Ermgard.  He was the second youngest of the five children.  He died in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA, USA.1 

William's family with Geertruid Kersten Pieters

‌William and Geertruid Kersten were married in a religious ceremony in June 1665 in Loenen, Apeldorn, Gelderland, Holland.1   They had three sons and a daughter, named Nicholas, Gerhard, David and Elizabeth.

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