Benjamin Rittenhouse

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Benjamin Rittenhouse

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Norriton Township,Montgomery County,Pennsylvania,,,, Pennsylvania
Death: September 02, 1825 (85)
Philadelphia,Philadelphia City County,Pennsylvania,,,, Pennsylvania
Place of Burial: Montgomery County
Immediate Family:

Son of Matthias Rittenhouse and Grace Cheatham
Husband of Elizabeth Rittenhouse and Frances Rittenhouse
Father of David Rittenhouse; Mary Nourse; John Bull Rittenhouse; Benjamin Franklin Rittenhouse; Elizabeth Rittenhouse and 2 others
Brother of Margaret Morgan; Esther Barton; David Rittenhouse, Astronomer; Eleanor Evans; Mary Cloyd and 4 others
Half brother of Joel Cheatham; Stephen Cheatham, Sr.; Phebe Farmer; Martha Witt; Tabitha Cheatham and 4 others

Occupation: Clockmaker
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About Benjamin Rittenhouse

He was asked in 1776 during the Revolutionary War to take on the job of organizing a gun manufacturing plant.

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Benjamin Rittenhouse's Timeline

1740
1740
Pennsylvania
1776
August 25, 1776
Age 36
Norriton Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
1779
September 2, 1779
Age 39
Pennsylvania
1781
1781
Age 41
Washington D.c.,,,,,
1784
May 10, 1784
Age 44
Pennsylvania
1788
August 28, 1788
Age 48
Worcester Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
1794
October 23, 1794
Age 54
Pennsylvania
1805
August 28, 1805
Age 65
Pennsylvania