Waterloo Region Generations
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George Wilhelm "William" Rittinger

Male 1826 - 1878  (52 years)


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  • Name George Wilhelm "William" Rittinger 
    Born 4 Jun 1826  Michelbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Wilhelm Rittinger  [3
    Name William Rittinger 
    Residence 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-41073 
    Died 26 Dec 1878  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Cause: small pox 
    Person ID I41073  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Georg Adam "Adam" Rittinger,   b. CALC 10 Mar 1796, Michelbach, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1865, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Katharine Charlotta Neu,   b. 6 Apr 1795, Heidelberg, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1845, Michelbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1820  Michelbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F30327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Sutter,   b. CALC 3 Dec 1825, Michelbach, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1891, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Children 
     1. Frederick William Rittinger,   b. 24 May 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1912  (Age 64 years)
     2. Carl Friederick Rittinger,   b. 12 May 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F10712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      George Wilh. Rittinger, 23, res. Waterloo married 11 Jul 1848 in Greenbush by banns to Catharine Sutter, 22, of Waterloo, wit: Philip Kramp mason of Waterloo & Philip Berger farmer of Waterloo

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      William Rittinger d. 26 Dec 1898 Mornington, aged 52y, 6m 22d, b. Germany, farmer, cause: small pox 2 weeks

    3. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library, #11 pg 161.
      Carl Friederick Rittinger, son of Wilhelm and Catharine Sutter, labourer of Waterloo Township, died 13 Apr 1851 aged 11m, 1d

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 5 Mar 1891.
      Feb 25, 1891 Catharina Rittinger, née Sutter, widow of Wilhelm Rittinger, died in Mornington at age of 65 years, 2 months & 22 days. She was born in Michelbach, Grand Duchy of Baden. May she rest in peace!

    5. [S2304] Germany, Select Marriages, 1558-1929.
      Name:Georg Adam Riedinger
      Gender:Male
      Age:25
      Birth Date:1795
      Marriage Date:28 Aug 1820
      Marriage Place:Michelbach (A. Eberbach), Baden, Germany
      Father:Philipp Riedinger
      Mother:Anna Maria Zimmermann
      Spouse:Katharina Charlotta Neu
      Gender:Female
      Age:25
      Birth Date:1795
      Father:Johann Dietrich Neu
      Mother:Maria Katharina Benkers

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jun 1826 - Michelbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1848 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: small pox - 26 Dec 1878 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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