Martin Ritter c1718 – 1789

Martin Ritter, born in Germany, crossed the ocean with his brothers, arriving in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 11 September 1732. His wife was Anna Margaret. They were married c 1746. Their eight children were born in Pennsylvania.

1 Martin Ritter b: Abt. 1718 in Germany, d: 1789 in Pennsylvania
…… + Anna Margaret Ritter m: Abt. 1746
…………2 Johann Caspar Ritter b: 20 June 1744 in Lehigh, PA
…………2 Anna Barbara Ritter b: 10 November 1749 in Lehigh, PA
…………2 John Henry Ritter b: 09 April 1751 in PA
…………2 Valentine Ritter b: 1748 in PA
…………2 George Adam Ritter b: 1756 in PA
…………2 Johanne Martin Ritter b: 1760 in PA
…………2 Maria Magaretha Ritter b: 1765 in PA
…………2 Johannes Ritter b: 1767 in PA

Selected Sources:

  •  Roberts, Stroudt, Krick, and Deitrich, THE HISTORY OF LEHIGH COUNTY,PENNSYLVANIA AND A GENEALOGICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF IT’S FAMILIES; 1732-1914.
  • Passenger List; 1732; Port of Entry, Philadelphia, PA, 11 Sept., 1732, “The Pennsylvania Merchant”, Sailed from Rotterdam; Obtained Photocopy from Pennsylvania Archives, P.O.Box 1026, Harrisburg, PA 17108-1026. This lists Martin, his brothers and sisters.

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