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Katherine (Ridenhouse) Wilhoit (abt. 1762 - bef. 1808)

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Katherine "Catherine" Wilhoit formerly Ridenhouse
Born about in Culpeper, Culpeper, Colony of Virginiamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Greene County, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Greene County, Tennessee, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Oct 2011 | Last significant change: 22 Apr 2018
02:15: Julie (Fiscus) Ricketts edited the Birth Place and Death Place for Katherine (Ridenhouse) Wilhoit. [Thank Julie for this]
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Research Notes

Somewhere there is a record of her death on 3 October 1842, but I think this is incorrect. Her last child was born in 1806, and her husband remarried in 1808. So the date of death has been set before the date of her husband's 2nd marriage. -- J. Ricketts, 18 May 2014.


  • The Germanna Record, No. 13 - The Blankenbaker, Weaver, and Wilhoit Families, The Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies, Inc., Publishers, 2006
  • Wilhite/Wilhoit & Allied Descendants of Johann Michael and Anna Maria (Hengsteler) Wilheit 1671-1994 Compiled by Mary F. Mickey

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On 20 May 2014 at 06:26 GMT M (McQueen) M wrote:

Ridenhouse-3 and Ridenhouse-2 appear to represent the same person because: Hi Cousin, merge please

On 18 May 2014 at 11:44 GMT M (McQueen) M wrote:

I have date of death as June 13, 1808 in Greene County, Tennessee, USA

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