Benjamin Riegel (1736 - c.1778)

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Birthplace: Hellertown, Bucks Co. (now part of Northampton Co.), PA, USA
Death: Died in Northampton Co., PA
Managed by: Zachary Ritz
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About Benjamin Riegel

Benjamin Riegel sought his fortune in the fast-developing border area between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He established several mills along the Delaware River to produce flour, lumber and oils. He was devoted to a new community on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware that was soon named Riegelsville. The attached photo shows the comfortable house he built for his family in Riegelsville. In 2012 Riegel family members continued to live in the house.

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Benjamin Riegel's Timeline

Bucks Co. (now part of Northampton Co.), PA, USA
December 27, 1763
Age 27
Northampton Co., PA
September 18, 1770
Age 34
Northampton County, PA, USA
December 1, 1778
Age 42
Northampton Co., PA
December, 1778
Age 42
Hellertown, Northhampton Co., PA