Henry Ritter

1712–March 1761 (Age 49)
Oley Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Ritter was born in 1712, in Oley Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Georg Heinrich Hans Richter, was 27 and his mother, Anna Maria Drupler, was 27. He married Barbara Faust in 1739, in Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in March 1761, in Albany Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 49, and was buried in Jacksonwald, Exeter Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ritter
1712–1761
Barbara Faust
1715–1781
Marriage: 1739
Ferdinand Ritter
1740–1799
Jacob Ritter
1741–
Eva Rosina Ritter
1754–1791
Catherine Ritter
–1758
Anna Elisabeth Ritter
1755–1826
Anna Elizabetha Ritter
1757–1838

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1739Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Name Meaning

    German: from Middle High German rit(t)er ‘knight, mounted warrior’, Middle Low German ridder, applied as a status name, occupational name, or nickname. Compare Knight .English (Middlesex): perhaps a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle English ritten ‘to cut open, split’, usually referring to the use of a blade. Compare Render .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Ridder
    Ritterbusch
    Knight

    Sources (2)

    • Henry Ritter (1712-1761) - Find A Grave Memorial
    • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Ritter -

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