Peter Righter
(Abt 1678-1744)
(Abt 1682-Bef 1741)
Bartholomew Righter
(Abt 1704-1745)
Bartholomew Righter
(Abt 1732-1809)


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Bartholomew Righter 1

  • Born: Abt 1732, Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Marriage: Charlotte in 1773
  • Died: 12 Oct 1809 about age 77
  • Buried: 12 Oct 1809, Lower Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

bullet   Another name for Bartholomew was "Bartle."


bullet  General Notes:

Hannah - abt 1774
Rebecca - abt 1777
Catharine - abt 1779
William - abt 1781
Elizabeth - abt 1785
Rudolf - abt 1789
Elizabeth - abt 1797
Joseph - abt 1799
Maria or Mary Riter or Righter - 19 May 1776; d: 22 Aug 1864

Bartle righter, 1809.
Will recorded at Norristown. Mentions wife Charlot. Daughters, Hannah,
Mary, Rebeckah, Catharine and Elizabeth. Grandson, Bartholomay
Keetch. Three sons, William, Joseph, Rudolph. Ecexutors, son Rudolph and
George Jaret. Signed Oct. 1807. Witnesses, Algernon Roberts, John
Roberts. Proved Nov. 14, 1809.
The name of Bartle Righter appears in the List of Taxables for Lower
Merion, 1780, 1769, 1779, 1783.
Barthol Writter was naturalized in Philadelphia County, 1740. See
Pennsylvania Archives, Second series, Vol. II, p. 298.
The names of John Righter, Peter Righter, ferry, and Peter Righter, Jun.
are on the List of Taxables for Lower Merion, 1769.
10, 30, 1759. Peter Righter, of Merion, and Elizabeth Tunis, daughter of
Anthony of the same place at Merion Meeting. Witnesses: Elizabeth, Bartel
and Hannah Righter; Anthony, Mary, Abraham and Joseph Tunis.
The marriage of John Righter and Hannah Tunis is recorded at Swedes'
Church, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1754.
In the U. S. Census, 1790, appears the name of Bartle Righter, head of a
family in Lower Merion. In this family were 1 male over 16; 2 males under
16; 5 females. 2


Bartholomew married Charlotte in 1773. (Charlotte was born in 1736 in Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and died before May 1819.)



1 Church of the Latter Day Saints,

2 Margaret B. Harvey, A. M., Burial Record of Merion Meeting Graveyard (1802-1820), Montgomery County, PA (

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