BITTIKOFER, JACOB his Descendants

Descendants of Jacob BUTTIKOFER

      Jacob Buttikofer was born in Switzerland in 1783. He died in 1857 in Ohio. Some of his descendants lived in Crawford, Stark, Henry and Fulton Counties, Ohio and spelled the name, BITTIKOFER. Please check the Surname List and the Index of Names links below to search for a connection to this family.

Table of Contents

BulletDescendants of Jacob BUTTIKOFER
BulletSurname List
BulletIndex of Names
BulletSources (Bibliography)
BulletTombstone Inscriptions & Marriages
BulletSupplement to: Chronology of the Bittikofer Family

George & Martha Bittikofer Family

L to R
Carrie Valleda (BITTIKOFER) MIZER (1900 - 1996),
George Christopher BITTIKOFER (1886 - 1951),
Clyde Elson BITTIKOFER (1893 - 1981),
Martha Frances (MCCONNELL) BITTIKOFER (1875 - 1962),
Gladys Genevieve (BITTIKOFER) STRAYER (1897 - 1981)

     George was the Greatgrandson of Jacob BUTTIKOFER (1783 - 1857) & Maria KUNZ (1784 - 1842).

     The average age of the 5 oldest generations of male Bittikofers was 76.6 years old. The average age of their wives was 72.4 years old.

Photo contributed by Marcia (Bittikofer) Fuchs, January 11, 2006.

Bittikofer Census Records: Years 1840, 1850 & 1860
                                                Years 1880 thru 1930


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Charlie Keller,
List Master - Bittikofer & Miser

50th Wedding Anniversity
October 23, 1942

George was 76 years old & Martha was 67.

George & Martha's Obituaries

See the pages from the Family Bible.

George & Martha Bittikofer

Photo contributed by Marcia (Bittikofer) Fuchs, January 11, 2006.

Ezra HARMON Photos


From left seated:
Martha (MCCONNELL) BITTIKOFER (1875-1962), Gladys Genevieve (BITTIKOFER) STRAYER (1897-1981) holding baby Tony Gayle FERRIS (b.1961), Francis Mildred (STRAYER) SEILER (b.1917) &
(standing) Joyce Lee (SEILER) (FERRIS) MELLOT (b.1939)

From Lucille Sundermann
November 20, 2001

     The Lloyd Bitikofers operated the Biddies Restaurant and Motel in Napoleon from 1925 - 1970. There is a small article written about the restaurant in the Henry County Ohio Historical Book Volume I, which was compiled in 1976.

Bertha married Reynold Mullen and Helen was married to Arthur Saneholz. Their restaurant was the 'elite' place to dine in Napoleon when I was a student at Napoleon School in the late 30's and early 40's. Beautiful view over the Maumee River overlooking the main part of Napoleon at that time.

(Lloyd Bittikofer (b. 1892) married Callie SEVIN (b. March 20, 1881) on July 6, 1902. Their children were:
-Bertha BITTIKOFER & Helen BITTIKOFER. Lloyd was a son of Jacob J. BITTIKOFER (1839 - 1911) and Mary Ann KLINK (1843 - 1903). cpk)


Below are links to other sets of web pages that I have posted.

Gateway To My Web Sites

CIVIL WAR - 80th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
FAYETTE, Ohio Normal College
HONOLULU Star-Bulletin, Dec. 7, 1941
LYONS, Ohio History & Photos
LUCAS County, Ohio Vital Records
OBITUARIES - Fulton County, Ohio
TOWNSHIP PLAT Maps - 1858 Fulton County, Ohio
TOWNSHIP PLAT Maps - Lenawee County, Mich
HAUGHTON Cemetery History & Tombstone Inscriptions; Lucas Co., Toledo, Ohio

BITTIKOFER Family History
CARTER Family of N.W. Ohio
ELLIS Family West Virginia
GARDINIER Family History
HAUGHTON Family of N.W. Ohio
HOPKINS Family N.W. Ohio
KIRKMAN Family N. W. Ohio
KELLER Family of N.W. Ohio
LEININGER Family of N.W. Ohio
MCCONNELL Family History
MEISSER Genealogy Association
Jacob MISER Family History
Encil MIZER Family History
Paul & Valleda MIZER Family Photos
SNYDER Family N.W. Ohio
Samuel WIGGINS Family History

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