Jesiah M. Bitzer
(Abt 1857-)
Mary Sheaffer
John Moyer Bicher
Elizabeth Amanda Bitzer
Barton Sylvester Bitzer
Mary A. Bicher
Richard Wayne Bitzer


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Richard Wayne Bitzer 1

  • Born: 19 Jan 1925, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA 1 2
  • Died: Aug 1978, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA at age 53 2

   FamilySearch ID: LF2L-18V.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 1 The 1930 census recorded Burton S. Bitzer, 46, living with wife Mary A., 48; and son Richard W., 5. Also in the home is the family of their daughter, Mildred L. Powell, 19, with son-in-law Ronald A. Powell, 25; and granddaughter Nyla M. Powell, 7 months.

2. Census in 1940 in Shillington, Berks, PA. 3 The 1940 census recorded two Bicher sisters living as neighbors with their husbands:
At 128 Philadelphia Avenue: Carrie's sister, Mary A. Bitzer (nee Bicher), office clerk in dept. store, 57, living with husband Bartson S. Bitzer, photo finisher in retail sporting store, 55; and son Richard, 15.
At 132 Philadelphia Avenue: Warren D. Kegerise, 50, living with wife Carrie E. Kegerise (nee Bicher), 49; Warren B., laborer in paint works, 19; Paul, 13; Harry L, 10; and Warren's father, Hiram P. Kegerise, widowed, 79.
Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1950 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 4 The 1950 census recorded living at 1009 Pike Street: Barton S. Bitzer, photo finishing in sporting goods store, 65, living with wife Mary A., sales clerk in retail dry goods, 67; and son Richard W., sales clerk in music store, 25. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: 1009 Pike St., Reading, PA on 12 Feb 1964 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 5


1 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2001; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0036; Image: 980.0; FHL microfilm: 2341735.

2, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current ( Operations Inc), SSN 180-20-4916. Richard Bitzer.

3 1940 United States Census, Warren D Kegerise, Shillington Borough, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 6-84, sheet 12A, family 255, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3435.

4 "1950 United States Census," Barton S Bitzer Reading PA.

5 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 13 Feb 1964, page 25. Obituary of Mrs. Barton S. Bitzer.

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