Johann Peter Reiff

18 January 1696–1790 (Age 94)
Germany

The Life of Johann Peter

When Johann Peter Reiff was born on 18 January 1696, in Germany, his father, Hans Johann Georg Reiff, was 37 and his mother, Anna Maria Werblin, was 33. He married Margaret Croasdale Smith in 1722, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1790, in Rockland Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Johann Peter Reiff
1696–1790
Margaret Croasdale Smith
1691–1758
Marriage: 1722
Joseph Reiff
1725–
Conrad Reiff
1727–1826
Peter Reiff
1728–1801
John George Reiff
1735–1808
Juliana Margaretha Reiff
1738–1805
Christian Reiff
1739–1820
Maria Elisabetha Reiff
1740–1798
Anna Elisabeth Reiff
1741–1766
Catherine Elizabeth Reiff
1745–1820
Jacob Reiff
1755–1807
Heinrich Reiff
1756–1820

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1722
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(11)

    Male1725–Male

    Conrad Reiff

    Male1727–1826Male

    Male1728–1801Male

    John George Reiff

    Male1735–1808Male

    Juliana Margaretha Reiff

    Female1738–1805Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (2)

1776

Age 80

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 80

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

Name Meaning

1 South German and German: from Middle High German reif ‘(barrel) hoop’, ‘ribbon’, ‘cord’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or maker of ribbons, or from a house or tavern with the sign of a hoop.2 German: from the medieval personal name Riff, a short form of the Germanic name Rīchfrit, composed of the elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + frid ‘peace’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or nickname from German reif ‘mature’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • geneanet.org
  • interent wikitree
  • internet geni.com

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