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Matilda Purdy Rittenhouse
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1838
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1911
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Matilda PURDY
Birth: 12 Feb 1838 in Southhampton, Bucks County, PA
Death: 8 Apr 1911 in Philadelphia, PA

Note: "buried with her husband, Charles Rittenhouse in the Kohler plot in Ivy Hill Cemetary. Her sister, Elizabeth Ann Purdy, married Charles' brother Peter. She died sometime after 1911." (See death certificate below.)(The ORIGINAL death certiciate can be seen on line on .)

Note: Previously buried in a Mennonite Cemetery, but moved here by relatives who put up a new tombstone or tombstones for the couple. The move occurred on 21 Mar 1924, as per records at Ivy Hill as per staff there.

Father: Thomas PURDY b: 1802 in Southhampton, Bucks County
Mother: Elizabeth CORNELL b: 18 MAR 1811 in Southampton, Bucks County

Married: Charles (Benner) RITTENHOUSE b: 17 May 1836 in Montgomery County, PA

William RITTENHOUSE b: 27 Oct 1865 in Rittenhouse Town, Germantown, Phila.


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915
Name: Matilda R Rittenhouse
Birth Date: 1838
Birth Place: Penna
Death Date: 8 Apr 1911
Death Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age at Death: 73 years 1 month 26 days
Burial Date: 12 Apr 1911
Burial Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race: White
Occupation: At Home
Marital Status: Widowed
Father: Thomas Purdy
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother: Elizabeth Cornell
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
FHL Film Number: 1405420


Original Understakers:

Matilda B (Looks like initial is an error) Rittenhouse
Initial might be an "R" or a "P"
Birth Date: abt 1838
Event Type: Burial
Burial Date: 12 Apr 1911
Burial Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Father Name: Thomas Purdy
Mother Name: Elizabeth Cornell
Spouse Name: Charles Rittenhouse
Organization Name: Kirk and Nice Undertakers, Record Cards

Family links: 
  Thomas Purdy
  Charles Rittenhouse (1836 - 1891)*
  Isaac Rittenhouse (1864 - 1938)*
  William Rittenhouse (1865 - 1918)*
  George Rittenhouse (1867 - 1919)*
*Calculated relationship
Ivy Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Feb 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84774643
Matilda <i>Purdy</i> Rittenhouse
Added by: So Little Time
Matilda <i>Purdy</i> Rittenhouse
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Flowers for a cousin's wife.
- Zoe
 Added: Mar. 1, 2012

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