Johann Nicholas Bittinger

Mixed Township, York, Pennsylvania

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About Johann Nicholas Bittinger

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor #: A010566

Various spellngs for surname BUDINGER/BEDINGER/BITTINGER/BITTENGER Born in "Dorschel" near Strasburg He arrived with his parents in Philadelphia PA August 30, 1737 from Rotterdam on the ship "Samuel" Nicholas raised a company of York County Pennsylvania Militia at his own expense to fight British. Served as a Captain in the Pennsylvania Flying Camp. Captured at the head of his troops in Battle of Fort Washington in New York City. While a POW he survived by making shoes. He was so dibiltated upon his release that although he requested a return to the Patriot Army, he was refused. Nicholas also served on the York County Committee of Observation (1774) He has many descendants who are/were members of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution, including the submitter.

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Johann Nicholas Bittinger's Timeline

1725
June 26, 1725
Strasburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
1747
1747
Age 21
Franklin, Alabama, USA
1748
August 14, 1748
Age 23
Hanover, Beaver, Pennsylvania, USA
1750
1750
Age 24
Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA
1750
Age 24
1752
1752
Age 26
Adams, Pennsylvania, USA
1754
1754
Age 28
York, York, Pennsylvania, United States
1758
1758
Age 32
Adams, Pennsylvania, USA
1760
August 20, 1760
Age 35
Adams, Pennsylvania, USA