|I am searching for more information regarding my great grandfather> Richard Sanford "Dick" Rittenhouse. He was born a slave in 1850 in Harrison County, Viginia (now West Virginia).I have no clue who his parents were or where they originated.|
He and his wife Nancy Hall Rittenhouse of Grafton,WV had four children, Charles, Harry,*Russell & Mary.
*Russell "Dick" Rittenhouse Sr. born in 1900 was my grandfather.
He and his wife Thelma Brown Rittenhouse of Martinsburg,WV had one son, Russell Lee Rittenhouse Jr. born in 1921, known as "Tiny".
"Tiny" was my father.
Anyone searching the same family line, please feel free to contact me.