Joseph Rüttner1

M, #3089, b. circa 1720, d. 19 July 1794
Last Edited: 6 Apr 2013

Family 1:

Barbara (?) d. bt Sep 1781 - Sep 1784
  • Marriage*: circa 1750; Marriage date is a guess - 1750s; Principal:Barbara (?)2

Children:

Family 2:

Eve (?)

Notes

  • Name Variation: Joseph Ruttner
  • Name Variation: Joseph Rittner
  • Note*: Goshenhoppen Registers, references to Joseph Rittner and his wives Barbara and Eva:

    Rittner, Regina, lawful daughter of Joseph and Barbara Rittner, died September 7, 1768, of small pox [variolis], aged three years; buried September 9, in the church graveyard. [3:391]

    Rüttner, John, of Michael Rüttner and his wife Catharine, born May 22, 1778, baptized June 14 at Reading; sponsors Sebastian Altgayer and Catharine Rüttner. [3:345]

    Altgayer, Joseph, of Sebastian Altgayer and his wife Catharine, born April 1, 1779, baptized April 11, in the chapel at Reading; sponsors Joseph Rüttner and Barbara Rüttner, maternal grandparents of the child. [3:348]

    Altgayer, Catharine, of Sebastian Altgayer and his wife Catharine, born June 10, 1781, baptized June 20, at Reading; sponsors Joseph Rüttner and his wife Anna Maria, grandparents of the child. [3:356]

    Rüttner, M. Barbara, of Michael Rüttner and his wife Catharine, born the same day as above [September 9], 1781, baptized October 7, 1781, at Reading; sponsors, Joseph Rüttner and his wife M. Barbara, grandparents of the child. [3:357]

    Rüttner [?] - Martin [?] : September -,1784, Joseph Rüttner [?], widower, to Eva Martin [?], widow. [3:388]

    Rittner, John, four months old, son of Peter Rittner and his wife Barbara; baptized January 11 [1789]; sponsors, John Joseph Rittner and his wife Eva. [8:349]

    Rittner, Peter, born March 4 [1790], of Peter Rittner and his wife Barbara; baptized March 14; sponsors Joseph Peter Rittner and his wife Eva. [8:352]5,6
  • Note: Will of Joseph Rittner of the Borough of Reading, Berks Co., Penn., weaver
    Will written 3 April 1794, proven 26 July 1794.

    Names wife Eve Rittner, eldest son Michael Rittner, other children Peter Rittner, Anna Maria Shome?, Catharine Allgeyer, and Maria Margaret Wartner, and granddaughter Anna Maria Longkammer?. House on lot No. 299 situate on the West side of Duke? St. in Reading is to be sold, but with wife having right to live there.

    Executors son Peter Rittner and son-in-law Sebastian Allgeyer

    Witnesses Simon Madena & Christian Madena

    Inventory appraised 24th July 1794 at £96.5.5, including weaver tools and four books.

    Abstracted by compiler, from copy obtained from Berks County.1

Citations

  1. [S132] Estate Record, Berks Co. - Joseph Rittner, 1794 Reading City. Contains will & inventory. Index available on Berks Co. Register of Wills web site.
  2. [S173] "Goshenhoppen Registers (Second Series) 1765-1785, translated by Thomas C. Middleton, Records of the American Catholic Historical Society, Vol. 3. [viewed on Google Books], 3:391, 3:348, 3:358.
  3. [S173] "Goshenhoppen Registers (Second Series) 1765-1785, translated by Thomas C. Middleton, Records of the American Catholic Historical Society, Vol. 3. [viewed on Google Books], 3:388 Ruttner-Martin.
  4. [S176] "Goshenhoppen Registers of Baptisms, Marriages, Conformations, Deaths, Etc. (Third Series) 1787-1800, translated by Thomas C. Middleton, Records of the American Catholic Historical Society, Vol. 8. [viewed on Google Books], 8:392.
  5. [S173] "Goshenhoppen Registers (Second Series) 1765-1785, translated by Thomas C. Middleton, Records of the American Catholic Historical Society, Vol. 3. [viewed on Google Books]
  6. [S176] "Goshenhoppen Registers of Baptisms, Marriages, Conformations, Deaths, Etc. (Third Series) 1787-1800, translated by Thomas C. Middleton, Records of the American Catholic Historical Society, Vol. 8. [viewed on Google Books]
  7. [S173] "Goshenhoppen Registers (Second Series) 1765-1785, translated by Thomas C. Middleton, Records of the American Catholic Historical Society, Vol. 3. [viewed on Google Books], 3:391.