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William Search
1736 - 1806/10


  Born Birth Location Death Death Location
  1763 Hunterdon, NJ 1806/1810 Sussex, NJ
Christopher Search ca. 1710 Middlesex, England Oct 1757 Amwell Twp, Hunterdon, NJ
Priscilla Rittenhouse 1719 Hunterdon Co, NJ 1742  
See Marriages and Children of William Search 1763 - 1806/10
American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)
about William Search
Name: William Search
Birth Date: 1736
Birthplace: New Jersey
Volume: 155
Page Number: 282
Reference: Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941.( The greatest single source of material for gen. Data for the N.E. area and for the period 1600-1800. Completely indexed in the Index.): 9 Nov 1931, 2479

"William Search is listed in the DAR Patriot records at your local library. One source says he was a minuteman and another says that he owned a Forge (where weapons and ammunition vital to the Revolutionary War efforts). He was a wealthy man. In his earlier years before the war, he owned a fishery on the Delaware River."

Will of William Rittinghuysen (Rittenhouse) 1695 - 1767
Grandfather of William Search

Rowland, Olive Barrick, An ancestral chart and handbook : genealogical notes of the Sutton and Rittenhouse families of Hunterdon County, New Jersey : with Mattison, Bonham, Fuller, and Fox connections, and some record of the Barrick and Shepherd families.  Richmond: Garrett & Massie, 1935, 245 pgs. p.38

March 1, 2007