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Andrew Rentch (Rench)

Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Death: Died in Washington County, MD, USA
Place of Burial: Salem Reformed Church Cemetery, Washington County, MD, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Rench and Margrethea RENCH
Husband of Elizabeth Rentch
Father of Michael Rentch; Susannah Hogmire; Daniel Rench; Elizabeth Wolgamot; Peter Rench and 2 others
Brother of Joseph Peter Rench; John Stull Rench; Catharine Rentsch and Hans Rench

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About Andrew Rentch

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MARYLAND with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A095428

Andrew was the youngest son of Peter. He married Elizabeth Price in 1760 and remained in Washington Co., Md. for the rest of his life. Andrew was a Revolutionary War Patriot, having a marker placed next to his grave, in Cearfoss, Md., 1969. He was an extensive land owner in Washington Co. The Washington Co. land index carries over 400 records under the names of many of the Rench families. Upon his death, he willed that land be set aside for the building of a church, now called the Salem Reformed Church, in Cearfoss, Maryland where he and Elizabeth are buried.

Andrew Rench

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Birth: Sep. 1, 1732

Zurich, Switzerland

Death: Oct. 7, 1792

Washington County

Maryland, USA

Andrew Rentch was commissioned Lt. Col. under the command of Thomas Johnson, Jr.,who ranked at that time as first Brigadier General, and under John Stull, Col. of the First Battalion of the upper district of Frederick County. This section becoming Washington County in September of 1776. This commission of Lt. Col. was given in convention at Annapolis on January 3, 1776.


Family links:

 Peter Rench (1699 - 1791)

 Michael Rench (1763 - 1841)*
 Susannah Rench Hogmire (1765 - 1831)*
 Daniel Rench (1769 - 1831)*
 Elizabeth Rench Wolgamot (1773 - 1822)*
 Margaret Rench Brumbaugh (1781 - 1849)*
 Catherine Rench Miller (1783 - 1849)*

 Elizabeth Price Rench (1734 - 1812)*


Salem Reformed Church Cemetery

Washington County

Maryland, USA

Created by: jrentch

Record added: Jun 25, 2009

Find A Grave Memorial# 38733460

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Andrew Rentch's Timeline

September 1, 1732
Zurich, Switzerland
Age 27
Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland
Age 30
Hagerstown, Washington County, MD, USA
October 3, 1765
Age 33
Hagerstown, Washington County, MD, USA
December 24, 1769
Age 37
Hagerstown, Washington County, MD, USA
Age 40
Age 43
Age 48
Age 50
Washington, Maryland (USA)
October 7, 1792
Age 60
Washington County, MD, USA