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Nicholas Ridenour

German: Johann Nicholas Reitenauer
Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Tieffenbach, Bas-Rhin Department, Alsace, France
Death: 1760 (77)
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicholas Ridenour and Susannah Reitenauer
Husband of Anna Magdalena Ridenour and Rosina Kershner
Father of Maria Barbara Reitenauer; Johann Philipp Reitenauer; Nicholas Ridenour; John Heinrich "Henry" Reitenauer; Anna Margretha Ridenour and 7 others
Brother of Henry Reitenauer; Mathias Reitenauer; Johann Michael Reitenauer; Anna Eva Reitenauer; Ludwig Reitenauer and 5 others

Occupation: farmer
Managed by: Kevin Hinkle
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About Nicholas Ridenour

From the Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library - Nicolaus Reitender was born 1683 in Tiefenbach, was confirmed in 1698 at the Waldhambach Lutheran Church (in Rexingen), was a farmer and died about 1760. Sources- Anton Ridenour Descendants by Ron Gephart, 2001 18th Century Emigrants from the Northern Alsace by Annette K. Burgert 1992 emigrated on the ship Robert & Alice in 1736 to Philadelphia

Johann Nicholas Reitenauer II 1683 in Frederickhaven, Alsace, France Death 1760 in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland.

His father was Hans and Hans' father was Anton Reitenauer.

Nicholas married Maria Magdalena Arnet and had 10 children. His second wife was Rosina Kershner. Nicholas with his 100 acres called "Ridenour's Pond" and John Hager and others founded Hagerstown, MD.

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Tieffenbach, Bas-Rhin Department, Alsace, France
October 6, 1706
Age 23
Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
December 23, 1708
Age 25
Drulingen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
February 14, 1711
Age 28
Drulingen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
September 29, 1713
Age 30
Rexingen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, France
April 6, 1716
Age 33
Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
August 7, 1718
Age 35
Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
March 6, 1721
Age 38
Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France