Benjamin Bitner

3 June 1781–17 May 1856 (Age 75)
Myerstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Bitner was born on 3 June 1781, in Myerstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Martin Mathias Bitner, was 31 and his mother, Eva Margaretha Wiest, was 32. He married Elizabeth Werner about 1807. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 17 May 1856, in Potter Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Emanuel Union Cemetery, Tusseyville, Potter Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Bitner
Elizabeth Werner
Marriage: about 1807
Henry Bitner
Elizabeth Bitner
Joseph Bitner
Benjamin Bitner
Polly Bitner
Susannah Bitner
John Bitner
Jacob Bitner
Catherine Bitner
Nancy Bitner

Spouse and Children

about 1807


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 6

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

Age 22

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (1)

  • Benjamin Bitner, "Find A Grave Index"

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