John R Bitner

27 August 1826–29 August 1897 (Age 71)
Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John R

When John R Bitner was born on 27 August 1826, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abraham Bitner, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Porter, was 27. He married Fianna Wiedler on 26 April 1852. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 August 1897, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John R Bitner
1826–1897
Fianna Wiedler
1827–1895
Marriage: 26 April 1852
Jacob S Bitner
1852–1926
John Franklin Bitner
1855–1870
Lillie W Bitner
1856–1881
William H Bitner
1857–1931
Abram Hearstworth Bitner
1862–1933
D Edwin Bitner
1863–
Annie M Bitner
1864–1930
Alfred F Bitner
1869–1940
Helen O "Nellie" Bitner
1872–1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1852
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 4
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    1846
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Büttner (see Buettner ) and Bittner .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Buettner
    Bitter

    Sources (5)

    • John R Bitner, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John R Bitner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • J.R. Bitner in entry for William Lincoln Kendig and Helen O. Bitner, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"

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