Feb. 14, 1911 Arendtsville Adams County Pennsylvania, USA
Gettysburg Compiler Feb 22, 1911 Andrew J. Bittinger, of Arendtsville, died on Tuesday morning, aged 71 years. He is survived by his wife and four children, Edward Bittinger and Mrs. Abraham McCaslin, of memallen township, and Miss Emma and Osia, at home, also one brother Philip Bittinger, of Beechersville and Mrs. Henry a Smelser, of Arendtsville. The funeral was held on Thursday, Rev. D.T. Koser, his pastor, conducted the service. Interment in GreenMount cemetery, in Arendtville. He was a life long member of the Lutheran church
From Page 474 Of The History Of Adams County 1886
ANDREW J. BITTINGER, farmer and lumberman, P.O. Arendtsville, was born in Franklin Township, near Arendtsville, September 6, 1839, and is a son of Andrew and Barbara (Beamer) Bittinger. He was reared to farming, and remained at home until twenty-one years of age. In 1865 he married Anna K Warren, a daughter of Elijah Warren, of Menallen Township, this county, and soon after took charge of his father's old homestead, which consisted of 260 acres. In 1881 he bought the property, and has since also carried on a lumber manufacturing business, turning out about 60,000feet per annum, mostly of white pine. He is a Republican in politics; has served his vicinity as school director six years, and one term as assistant assessor. He is a member of the Lutheran Church at Arendtsville, and takes an active part in supporting it; has also served as elder of that congregation two years. Mr. and Mrs. Bittinger have four children: Edward G., Addie S., Emma J. and Osia O.