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Our graet grandfather was Josiah Christian Mankamyer who married Ida Belle Bittner. Ida's parents were Nathaniel Bittner and Lydia Lepley. This is the lineage of Nathaniel and his Bittner Families.
Henry Bittner  was born about 1727, and died about 1794 in Brothers Valley Township, Somerset County Pennsylvania. Henry married Dororthea Brallier who was born about 1744, and died after 1798.
Heinrich (Büttner) Bittner came from Germany, and arrived in Philadelphia on August 1st 1747 on the ship "Belander Veron". Henry is listed in the Brother's Valley (Bedford Co, PA) tax lists of 1774, 1776, 1779, 1783 and 1793. He is also enumerated in the 1790 Census in Brother's Valley with nine persons listed in the household.
Heinrich and Dororthea Bittner's children.
George Bittner was born about 1771 in York County Pennsylvania to Heinrich Büttner and Dororthea Brallier. He died about 1844 in Salt Lick Township, Fayette County Pennsylvania. George married Elizabeth (Wacker) Walker in 1792 at the Fritz Church Berlin Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth was born about 1775 to Jacob Walker and Elizabeth Kuhlman. Elizabeth died about 1847 in Lionier, Westmoreland County Pennsylvania.
George and Elizabeth Children.
John P. Bittner was born April 18th 1793 to George Bittner and Elizabeth (Wacker) Walker in a section of Bedford County, which later became Somerset County, Pennsylvania. John died during the 1870s, and was laid to rest in Fink Congregation Cemetery Southampton Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
John married Catherine Baer in 1815 in Somerset County. Catherine was born about 1797, and died November 13th 1861 in Southampton Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. She was laid to rest next to her husband in the Fink Congregation Cemetery.
John and Catherine Children.
Jacob Bittner was born August 9th 1820 to John P. Bittner and Catherine Baer. He married Lydia (Liddie) Cook about 1840 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. They were both laid to rest in the White Oak Cemetery, Larimer Township Somerset County, Pennsylvania. 
Children of Jacob and Lydia.
Nathaniel Bittner was born August 7th 1842 to Jacob Bittner and Lydia (Liddie) Cook, and was christened at the Grace-White Oak Lutheran and Reformed, White Oak Church Somerset, Pennsylvania. Nathaniel married Lydia Lepley September 30th 1866.
Nathaniel was a Civil War Veteran from the Allegheny Township of Somerset County Pennsylvania. He enlisted as a private in the Union forces on March 6th 1865 for the state of Maryland, Company D of the 2nd Potomac Home Brigade (PHB), Maryland Infantry Regiment. Nathaniel mustered out as a Corporal in Company D, 2nd PHB Infantry Regiment Maryland on May 29th 1865.
Edward Bittner lived with his bother Nathaniel in 1870, and they lived beside Nathaniel and Lydia until 1900.
Nathaniel was visiting his son Clifford on July 4th 1927 in Pennsville, when he became ill and grew steadily weaker. Nathaniel died about 3 o'clock Monday afternoon on July 18th 1927 at his son's home in Pennsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. He had always enjoyed good health, and the last illness was only the second time a doctor had attended him. In addition to C. C. Bittner, he is survived by another son, Grant, at home at Meyersdale, and three daughters, Susan and Emma, also at home, and Mrs. Nora Mankameyer of near Sand Patch. The funeral service will be at 10 o'clock Thursday morning at White Oak Church at Sand Patch. 
Nathaniel was laid to rest with his wife Lydia in the White Oak Cemetery, Larimer Township Somerset County Pennsylvania. 
We have many photos of the Bittner ~ Blume ~ Lepley family. Here is a photo of Nathaniel and Lydia Bittner family; Their daughter Ida Belle Bittner, who married Joseph Mankamyer, died Nov 11th 1898. Left to Right;
Nathaniel and Lydia Bittner had six children.
Ida married Joseph Mankamyer on February 11th 1892 in Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland. Ida used her middle name, Belle, on her marriage application, and she was 22 years old on July 1891 when she and Josiah were issued their license to marry. On the record Ida was listed as a maid, and Josiah, age 26, as a carpenter. According to the record, on February 11th 1892 Ida and Josiah were married by Richard Norris, Pastor of the Cumberland Street M. E. Church of Cumberland, Allegany County Maryland.
On November 9th 1898, after 3 weeks of being ill with Typhoid Fever, Ida died in the Larimer Township family home. Ida was laid to rest on November 11th 1898 at the Mt Carmel Cemetery; known as White Oak Evangelical Cemetery Larimer Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Clifford was a motorman for the West Penn Railroad, running chiefly on the main line for a number of years and later was employed in the lighting office of the West Penn Power company. Clifford sold his property on South Ninth Street, West Side, and built and operated a garage at Pennsville.
The family continued to reside there until after the death of Mr. Bittner's father when Clifford moved to the Bittner home place in Pleasant Union, about seven miles outside Meyersdale Somerset County Pennsylvania. There, Mr. Bittner had a small farm and a gasoline station.
Clifford died Tuesday afternoon on April 1st 1947 in Deal Somerset County Pennsylvania. He was laid to rest in the White Oak Reformed Church Cemetery.  Laura was 84 years old when she died October 15th 1963. She was laid to rest with her husband at the White Oak Reformed Church Cemetery, Larimer Township, in Somerset County Pennsylvania 
Clifford and Laura had three sons and one daughter.
[1.] Bittner Name: Alternative Spelling:Buetter - Bitnner - Bittener - Betner - Buttner
[2.] Christina Ernst Marriage and Birth: POC firstname.lastname@example.org
[3.] Jacob and Lydia Bittner Burial: Cemetery Record, Order 112, Group 64, No birth or death date given, White Oak Cemetery Larimer Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
[5.] Francis Bittner Birth Date: Birth calculated from age and date of death using a birth date calculator; www.progenealogists.com
[6.] Francis Bittner Burial and Headstone Inscription: Cemetery Record, Order 111, Group 64, Solider, White Oak Cemetery Larimer Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
[7.] Edward and Matilda Bittner Burial: Cemetery Headstone, White Oak Cemetery, Wittenberg Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
[8.] Nathaniel Bittner Death Information and Burial: The Daily Courier, Meyersdale, July 19, 1927
[9.] Nathaniel and Lydia Bittner Burial: Cemetery Record, Order 136, Group 76, White Oak Cemetery Larimer Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
[10.] Albert (Grant) Bittner Information, Death, and Burial: The information came from his obituary, The Cumberland Evening Times, April 14, 1941
[11.] Emma Bittner Family, Death and Burial: The information came from her obituary, The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 4, 1939
[12.] Clifford Bittner Death and Information: The information came from his obituary, April 2, 1947, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
[13.] Laura Bittner Family, Death date and Burial: the information came from her obituary, the Cumberland Evening Times, October 17, 1963
[14.] Carl Bittner Death: The information came from his obituary, The Daily Courier – Connellsville, PA., Wednesday, July 1, 1920
1. Cemetery Records from White Oak Church, now Grace Reformed Independent Bible Church, 10 mi. south of Berlin in Somerset County Pennsylvania.
2. Cemetery Records from Greenville Cemetery in Clearfield County Pennsylvania.
3. Cemetery Records from the Fink Congregation Cemetery located in Southampton Township in Somerset County Pennsylvania.
4. Cemetery Records from the White Oak Cemetery, Larimer Township in Somerset County Pennsylvania.
5. Nathaniel Bittner Civil War Index Card: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929-1990; Archive Collection Number: Series 1-1; Folder Number: 41.
6. 1850 John Bittner census: Southampton, Somerset, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_828; Page: 211B; Image: 420. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
7. 1850 John Bittinger (Bittner) Census: Southampton, Somerset, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_828; Page: 211B; Image: 420. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
8. 1860 John P. Bittner Census: Southampton, Somerset, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1183; Page: 551; Image: 559; Family History Library Film: 805183; 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
9. 1870 Peter and John Bittner Census: Northampton, Somerset, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1452; Page: 412B; Image: 406; Family History Library Film: 552951. 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.; Minnesota census schedules for 1870. NARA microfilm publication T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.