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  • Barnet Rinehart, Jr (1758 - 1822)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A095188 * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 13 2017, 3:09:54 UTC ___________________________...
  • Elizabeth Grove (1791 - 1858)
    Elizabeth "Betty" Grove formerly Reinhart Born 12 Jan 1791 in Pennsylvania Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown] [sibling%28s%29 unknown] Wife of Simon Grove — married 10 May 1809 in Frankl...
  • Elizabeth Barbara Arter (1753 - 1845)
    Barbara was a daughter of Johann Valentin & Maria Barbara Rinehart.
  • Jacob Rinehart (1803 - 1874)
    Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 13 2017, 3:09:54 UTC * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 13 2017, 3:09:54 UTC

About the Rinehart surname


Rinehart is the Americanized spelling of the German surname Reinhardt.

The Reinhardt surname is of pre 7th century Germanic origins. It is a German and Jewish surname that comes from a male personal name Raginhard, composed of the elements ragin, meaning counsel, with hard, hardy, brave, strong. This name was borne by the cunning fox in the popular medieval beast-tales, with the result that from the 13th century the Old French goupil, fox, was replaced by the modern form renard, fox. This suggests the surname may also have originated as a nickname for crafty individuals, referring to the fox's reputation for cunning.

Variations include: Reinhold, Rhinehart, Reinholdt, Reinholt, Reinolt, Reinold, Reinolds, Rhineholdt, Rhinehold, Rinehold, Reinholtz, Raynehart

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