Philip (d. 1815), one of six brothers, arrived in the new world from Germany 8/1747, and took the oath
of allegiance to William Penn. Shortly thereafter he moved to Somerset County and married Juliana (last name not known).
Henry (7/14/1776-1852), was the son of Philip Bittinger and third of eleven children. He met Barbara Bowser in Somerset
County and they were married in 1799 in Somerset County.
Peter Bittinger (7/17/1800-10/1857), son of Henry and Barbara,
married 8/1827 Sarah Durst, daughter of Henry Durst* and Barbara Garlitz (granddaughter of Henry Durst, Sr., who was brother
to Lightfoot John Durst).
Peter Bittinger, Jr. (12/15/1835-5/30/1909), son of Peter, Sr., m. 3/12/1861 m. Sarah Broadwater,
daughter of Amos Broadwater, Sr., and Sarah Sigler.
Sarah Bittinger (1841 or 1842-early 1920's) daughter of Peter
Bittinger, Jr., m. Amos Broadwater, Jr. (2/12/1843-6/11/1914), son of Amos Broadwater, Sr., and Sarah Sigler.
*First person to ride across the Stone Bridge over the Casselman River in Garrett County.