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Jacob B Rittgers
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1800
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1879
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

Jacob B Rittgers

1850 Census Marion, Hocking, Ohio
Jacob Rittgers 50, farmer, born Virginia
Easter Rittgers 41, born Maryland
John Rittgers 21
Israel Rittgers 18
Margaret Rittgers 17
Jacob Rittgers 15
Eli Rittgers 13
Perry Rittgers 12
Sarah Rittgers 10
Peter Rittgers 8
Esther Rittgers 6
Henry Rittgers 2
Living next to Samuel Rittgers

1856
Esther Rittgers died

1856 State Census Jefferson, Polk, Iowa
Jacob B Rittgers 56, farmer
Jacob Rittgers 20
Eli Rittgers 18
Perry Rittgers 16
Sarah Rittgers 15
Peter Rittgers 13
Esther Rittgers 11
Henry Rittgers 9
---Also living with family
Samuel Rittgers 30
Emiline Rittgers 4
Ellen Rittgers 2
Elizabeth Isipy 20
Sarah A Isipy 1

1856 Married: Des Moines, Boone, Iowa
Anna Catherine Schleigh

1860 Census Jefferson, Polk, Iowa
Jacob Rittgers 60, farmer
Catharine Rittgers 33, b. Wistenburg, Ger.
Peter Rittgers 18, farm laborer
Henry Rittgers 12
Daniel Rittgers 3
Catherine Rittgers 1
Gottlieb Betts 5, [father is Herman Betts]
John Recket 30, farm laborer
Haldy Ann Recket 24

1870 Census Valley, Polk, Iowa
Jacob B Rittgers 70
Catharine Rittgers 43
Daniel Rittgers 13
Catherine Rittgers 11
Benj F Rittgers 7
Geo M Rittgers 31 [5]
Pricilla Rittgers 5
Andrew Rittgers 3
Lillie Rittgers 1

1st wife Esther Patterson
2nd wife Anna Catherine Schleigh [Schley]
Son Daniel R Rittgers
Daughter Catherine Rittgers Stewart
Son Benjamin Franklin Rittgers
Daughter Priscilla Rittgers
Son George McCellan Rittgers
Daughter Salena Rittgers


 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Esther Patterson Rittgers (1802 - 1856)
  Anna Catharine Schleigh Rittgers (1827 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Perry C. Rittgers (1838 - 1903)*
  Peter M. Rittgers (1842 - 1922)*
  Daniel R Rittgers (1857 - 1916)*
  Catherine Ann Rittgers Stewart (1858 - 1946)*
  Salena Rittgers (1860 - 1862)*
  Benjamin Franklin Rittgers (1862 - 1944)*
  Priscilla Rittgers (1864 - 1953)*
  George McClellan Rittgers (1865 - 1956)*
  Andrew Johnson Rittgers (1867 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rittgers Cemetery
Johnston
Polk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: NevadaGirl
Record added: Oct 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60563931
Jacob B Rittgers
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Jacob B Rittgers
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Jacob B Rittgers
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 Added: Oct. 31, 2010
 
 
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