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George A. Bittenbanner

GEORGE A. BITTENBANNER is one of the few remaining pioneer business men of the town. He is a native of Columbia County, Penn., born November 28, 1815, and a son of Conrad and Sarah (Blank) Bittenbanner, natives of Northampton County, who were married and lived in Columbia County. They came to this county in the spring of 1826, and located in Delaware Township. They had at that time four children: George A., David, Esther and Conrad.  Three were born after coming, viz.: Jacob, Sarah (deceased) and Mary Ann, wife of Hon. J. C. Brown, of the Advance Argus. In 1832 the parents moved into Greenville, where the father kept hotel several years. He then went back to agricultural pursuits, and both he and wife died on the farm now occupied by Mr. Brown. George A. grew to manhood in Mercer County, and  in 1839 was married to. Miss Louisa McDonald,  who is the mother of two

Source: History of Mercer County, 1888, pages 777-778

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