Tag: 941 Point Street

  • Francis H. Rittenhouse

    Francis H. Rittenhouse

    Francis Hull Rittenhouse came into the world on June 29, 1923, in the vibrant city of Camden, New Jersey. He was the cherished child of John F. and Madeline “Nell” Rittenhouse. In his family circle, he had an elder brother named John and the companionship of two older step-brothers, Robert and William Rowan. The Rittenhouse…

  • John F. Rittenhouse

    John F. Rittenhouse

    John F. Rittenhouse came into the world around 1880, tracing his origins to Maryland. In the heart of Camden, he established a thriving enterprise situated at 941 Point Street. Together with his wife, Madeline, they diligently operated this establishment, offering a diverse array of goods including cigars, candy, ice cream, and various sundries. This family-owned…

  • Rittenhouse Comment

    Rittenhouse Comment

    My grandmother and grandfather were the owners of the store at 941 Point Street. My father was his son… his name was Francis Hull Rittenhouse. He worked at Mathis Shipyard and so did my uncle John Rittenhouse. My grandmother, after my grandfather died, needed to make money and was a bootlegger and she had an…

  • John Rittenhouse Dies; Cooper Point Merchant

    John Rittenhouse Dies; Cooper Point Merchant

    Camden Courier-Post – February 4, 1933 John F. Rittenhouse, 53, store proprietor, of 941 Point Street, who died Thursday, will be buried Monday. Burial will be at Arlington Cemetery, after services 10:30 AM at Scroeder Chapel, Broadway and Royden Street. Mr. Rittenhouse was a member of Camden Lodge, No. 293, of Elks ; Camden Lodge…