Magdalene Hittle

Female11 June 1757–13 September 1802

Brief Life History of Magdalene

When Magdalene Hittle was born on 11 June 1757, in Northampton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Michael Hittle Sr, was 42 and her mother, Anna Maria Schlauch, was 43. She had at least 6 sons and 10 daughters with Leonard Benjamin Rischel. She died on 13 September 1802, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Saint John's Cemetery, Hamburg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Benjamin Rischel
Magdalene Hittle
Elizabeth Rischel
Mary Rischel
Solomon Rischel
Anna Maria Rischel
Catharine Rischel
Jacob Rischel
Leonard Rischel Jr.
Hannah Rischel
John Daniel Rischel
Mary Magdalena Rischel
Susanna Rischel
Lea Rischel
Jonas Rischel
Sarah Rishel
George Rischel
Christina Rishel

Sources (9)

  • Rishel, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Magdelene Roeschel in entry for Solomon Roeschel, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Mag Rischel in entry for Anna M Rischel, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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Children (16)

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings (12)

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World Events (6)


Age 19

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Age 19

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

1783 · A Free America

Age 26

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hüttl (see Huettl ).

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

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Magdelene Hittle Rishel notes from Find a Grave Index

Magdelene (Hittle) Rishel (1757-1802) was the first wife of Leonard Rishel (1753-1838) and mother of his first 14 children. Magdelene was the daughter and 10th child (of 13) of George Michael Hittle …

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