John R Bitner

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

The Life 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)

    Jacob S Bitner

    Male1852–1926Male

    John Franklin Bitner

    Male1855–1870Male

    Lillie W Bitner

    Female1856–1881Female

    William H Bitner

    Male1857–1931Male

    Abram Hearstworth Bitner

    Male1862–1933Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Bitner

    Male1791–1874Male

    Female1799–1855Female

siblings

(12)

    Emma Elizabeth Bitner

    Female1810–1815Female

    Anna R. Bitner

    Female1821–1889Female

    Jacob Bitner

    Male1822–1848Male

    Sarah W. Bitner

    Female1824–1862Female

    Male1826–1897Male

+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

Eastern German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Buettner .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John R Bitner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John R Bitner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John R Bitner, "United States Census, 1880"

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