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Information on Henry Rittenhouse
Henry Rittenhouse, a son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Kauffman) Rittenhouse, was born in Augusta County VA in 1821 and died in Lewis County WV in 1908. He married Hannah Roberts in Nelson County VA in 1845. Hannah, a daughter of James and Mary "Polly" Bridgewater, was born about 1822 in VA and died in Lewis County VA in 1860.
Henry and Hannah began their family in Albemarle County VA. Three of Henry's sisters had relocated to Lewis County VA. Henry and family came to Lewis County in 1856, settling on Abram's Run near Walkersville.
Henry married Matilda Meeks about 1861. She was born in VA about 1823 and died in 1898. Henry married for a third time to Sarah Alice Wilfong about 1900. Sarah was born about 1867.
Children of Henry and Hannah (Roberts) Rittenhouse.
Children of Henry and Sarah Alice (Wilfong) Rittenhouse.
[Source: "Lewis County West Virginia, Her People and Places", pg. 169-170].