Dec 27 1880 MUTN: Joseph A Rittenberry, son of Ransom (N)L Rittenberry & Lucy Ann(E) Sammon(s)/Salmon(s)md Josephine E Pilkinton,dau of John M Pilkinton & Nancy Adaline Adkins. Joseph & Josephine were each listed with their parents in 1880 FC of Maury(MU)TN. I have not been able to find any death record for either Joseph or Josephine, but I did not find them listed in 1900 TN Soundex. Two of their ch, Anny 18 TN & Jimie/Jennie 14 TN are listed in Giles(GI)TN, where some of the other Rittenberry families listed in 1880 FC of MUTN were listed in 1900.
Jan 3 1884 MUTN: Susan E Rittenberry, sis of Joseph, md George W Adkins, son of John Adkins & Elizabeth Tanner, (Uncle of Josephine). Susan(Susie) & George were listed in 1900 FC of Obion(OB)TN, with ch Wilburn (H) 15 TN, (George) Luther 14 TN, Bertha 11, Fred (N) 7 TN, (Lenice) (E)stella 4 TN & (Mary) Ethel. In 1910 FC of OBTN, Susie is listed as wd with other ch Effie L 9 TN & Mizzie/Nizzie B 6 TN. Grave markers for Susie 1863-1927, Luther 1889-1914, & Fred 1893-1970 are found in Zion Ch Cem naer Lane(dist9) OBTN.
I have copied several Rittenberry families of 1880 TN & 1900 TN soundexes, and would esp like to exchange info on the Rittenberry fams of these 3 TN Co.s.