NameThomas BITLER
Birth9 Jul 1801, Berks County, Pennsylvania1603, pt. 1, p. 178.
Christening13 Nov 1801, by Rev. J. W. Boos, Berks County, Pennsylvania1603, pt. 1, p. 178. Age: <1
Death3 Nov 1873, Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania1531, As his authority, Turnbach cites The Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin, 8 November 1873. Age: 72
BurialMuncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania1531
FatherJohn "Long John" BITLER (~1762-1837)
MotherMaria Elisabeth WOLFF (-~1833)
ChildrenJoshua (1826-1847)
 Elizabeth (1835-)
Notes for Thomas BITLER

Biographical Sketch (1915):242, v. 2, p. 907. "Bitler. The Bitler family is one which has long been known in Montour County, Pa., where representatives of the name have been prominent in business, professional, military and public life. Thomas Bitler . . . was an early settler in Schuylkill County, Pa., the family still having claims upon a large tract of coal land in that region. He followed farming, lumbering, and sawmilling all of his life, was successful in his ventures, and died in 1882, at the age of seventy-two years. His wife, Elizabeth, had two children by her first marriage, and to her union with Mr. Bitler were born seven, of whom but one is living, Henry, a resident of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania."

Bitler Researcher:84, p. 25. "Thomas Bitler was born in 1801 in Berks County; christened on 12 Nov 1801; died on 3 Nov 1873 in Muncy Creek Twp., Lycoming Co., Pa.; buried in Muncy, Lycoming Co., Pa. He married Elizabeth Boyer on about 1824 in probably Union Twp., Sch. Co. Elizabeth Boyer was born on 25 Mar 1798; died on 29 May 1860 in Moreland Twp., Lycoming Co., Pa.; buried in Moreland ME Cem., Opp., Pa. They had the following children: Thomas Bitler, Jr., was born in 1825; Joshua Bitler 2nd son was born on 28 Oct 1827 in Union Twp., Schuylkill County, Pa, died on 27 Apr 1847, buried on Apr 1847 in Old White Church, Union Twp., Schuylkill Co., Pa.; James Bitler; Henry Bitler; Elizabeth Bitler; Samuel Bitler; Sara Jane Bitler; Daniel Bitler."

1801 Birth:1603, pt. 1, p. 178. Thomas Bittler, born 9 July 1801, baptised 13 November 1801 to Johannes Bittler, recorded with Schwartzwald Reformed Church, Exeter Township, Berks County.

1820 U.S. Census:1988 Thomas enumerated in the household of his father John Bitler in Union Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania as a male, aged 16-26.

1830 U.S. Census:1999
Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Union Township
Head of Family •• Thomas Biddler (i.e. Bitler)
males under 5 •• 3 << son Joshua, born 18271446, p. 7.
males 20-30 •• 1 << Thomas, age 29
females 10-15 •• 1 << perhaps child of Elizabeth’s previous marriage?
females 30-40 •• 1 << wife Elizabeth

1834 Power of Attorney:102 Thomas Bitler given Power of Attorney by brother Daniel to administer his lands in Union Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, on February 23, 1834.

1839 Power of Attorney:518 Thomas Bitler of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, given Power of Attorney by Daniel Bitler Senior and wife Elisabeth of Allen County, Ohio, to sell certain lands in Schuylkill County.

1840 Justice of the Peace:2002, p. 354. "Thomas Beddler was elected justice in 1840." Refers to Union Township, Schuylkill County.

1845 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Resident:105, p. 517. Thomas Bitler, Esq., Mark Bitler, and James Bitler listed among 'Subscribers' Names" as residing in Union Township, Schuylkill County, place of nativity listed as Berks County.

1847 Tombstone:1446, p. 7. Old White Church, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
Joshua Bitler
son of Thomas and Elizabeth
born 28 October 1827
died 25 April 1847
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