Johannes George Reitenauer

3 August 1750–about 1810 (Age 59)
Montgomery, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Johannes George

When Johannes George Reitenauer was born on 3 August 1750, in Montgomery, Maryland, United States, his father, Johann George Reitenauer, was 26 and his mother, Juliana Kirschner, was 25. He married Elizabetha Zeller on 31 March 1778, in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1762. He died about 1810, in Berkeley, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 60.

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Johannes George Reitenauer
Elizabetha Zeller
Marriage: 31 March 1778
George Reitenhour
George Reitenhour
Johannes Reitenauer
Johannes Reutenauer
Elizabeth Ridenour
Katherina Reutenauer
Catherine Ridenour
George Reeves Rightnowar

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1778Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States
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    World Events (6)

    Age 26
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 26
    Historical Boundaries: 1776: Montgomery, Maryland, United States
    Age 31
    In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.

    Name Meaning

    German and Austrian German: topographic name for someone living by an overgrown water meadow, from Middle High German rīs ‘undergrowth’ + ōwe ‘water meadow’; or a habitational name for someone from a place called Reisenau near Salzburg, Austria.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • John Reitenauer in entry for Katharina Reitenauer, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
    • Johannes Rentenauer, "Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970"
    • Johannes Reutanauer, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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