Early Origins of the Ritterhausen family
Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Ritterhausen family
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Ritterhausen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rittenhause, Rittenhausen, Ritterhausen, Ritterhause, Rittenhouse, Ritterhouse and many more.
Early Notables of the Ritterhausen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ritterhausen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Wilhelm Rittenhouse and his brothers Claus and Gerhard, who emigrated from Wuppertal to Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1688; David Rittenhouse, who came to Pennsylvania in 1777.
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