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John Riley Pitzer
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1869
Lewis County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1940
Washington County
Oklahoma, USA

John was born in West Virginia, September 9, 1869. His parents James Harrison Pitzer and Lydia E. Bowman moved to Indiana when he was two years old. When John was ten years old, they moved to Cooke County, Texas. There he grew to young manhood and was baptized into the Church of the Brethern by S.S Mohler of Missouri, who was doing mission work in Texas at the time. He entered McPherson College in 1891. On May 23, 1894, he was married to Annie Elizabeth Bower daughter of David Bower and Susannah Badger of McPherson, Kansas. To this union five children were born. Alice Ruth Pitzer Beyer, James Paul Pitzer, Gladys Esther Pitzer Schnaithman, Anna Marie Pitzer Atwood, Minnie Maye Pitzer Kerr.

Family links: 
  James Harrison Pitzer (1835 - 1919)
  Lydia E. Bowman Pitzer (1837 - 1892)
  Annie Elizabeth Bower Pitzer (1872 - 1971)
  Alice Ruth Pitzer Beyer (1895 - 1990)*
  James Paul Pitzer (1898 - 1938)*
  Gladys Esther Pitzer Schnaithman (1901 - 1987)*
  Anna Marie Pitzer Atwood (1902 - 1994)*
  Minnie Maye Pitzer Kerr (1904 - 1999)*
  Mary Frances Pitzer (1856 - 1862)*
  Martha Jane Pitzer (1858 - 1862)*
  Margaret Belle Pitzer Rogers (1861 - 1928)*
  Leanna Anna Pitzer Neal (1864 - 1886)*
  Harriett Elizabet Pitzer McAnear (1867 - 1940)*
  John Riley Pitzer (1869 - 1940)
  Frances Lydia Pitzer Brown (1872 - 1962)*
  James Willie Pitzer (1875 - 1876)*
  Sarah Adeline Pitzer Cooper (1877 - 1901)*
  Noah Coleman Pitzer (1882 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Brethren Cemetery
Washita County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Phillip H. Pitzer
Record added: Jan 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10295753
John Riley Pitzer
Added by: Phillip H. Pitzer
John Riley Pitzer
Added by: Phillip H. Pitzer
John Riley Pitzer
Added by: Phillip H. Pitzer
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Feb. 15, 2015

- sniksnak
 Added: Sep. 15, 2013
John Riley is my grandfather.
- Phillip H. Pitzer
 Added: Mar. 17, 2011
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