JACOB (REIN) RHYNE
by HOWARD S. RHYNE
JACOB(REIN) RHYNE was born 12 Aug 1726 in Blankenloch, Baden-Durlach, Germany, son of HANS MARTIN REINAU and MAGDALENA FREYMULLER, and grand son of BARTHEL and ANNA REINAU. He lived in a small farming village, where his father was referred to as “a small farmer” and his grandfather was referred to as ”the one who plows with oxen” He was brought to America by his mother and father, along with the rest of the family. They arrived in Philadelphia on the ship “FOX” on October 12, 1738. The REINAU FAMILY settled in the West Manchester area of York County, Penn.
Jacob grew up in that area and on 18 Nov 1750, at age 24 married LISABETH (ELIZABETH) GLATTFELDER, born 1729 in Glattfelden, Zurich, Switzerland, daughter of JOHAN PETER GLATTFELDER and SALOMEA AMBERG. They settled on a 50 acre plot of land south of York village near her uncle Casper Glattfelder, who had brought his deceased brother`s family to America along with his own family.
The JACOB RHYNE family began to increase, and by about 1762, 4 or 5 of their 8 children had been born. About this time the Rhyne Family, being known as “REIN” moved to the area of North Carolina now known as Gaston County, where they settled on a part of a farm, owned by PHILLIP RUDISILL. (Phillip Rudisill had moved from York Co. Pa. A few years earlier, having lived in the same area as the REINAU Family. Philip’s sister Elizabeth had married Jacob Rein`s older brother Martin.)
JACOB and ELIZABETH GLATTFELDER REIN(RHYNE) had the following Children:
MARIA MAGDALENA RHYNE who married ADAM CLONINGER
JACOB RHYNE 2nd married MARIA ELIZABETH BEST
PETER RHYNE married ANNE MAGDALENE WILLS
MICHAEL W RHYNE married BARBARA HOYLE
JOHAN PHILIP RHYNE married MARIA HANNAH HOYLE
SARA CATHERINE RHYNE married JOHN HOVIS
EVE RHYNE married ----BEST ,son of SEBASTIAN BEST
ELIZABETH (MOLLY) RHYNE never married.
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