Berkeley County West Virginia Biography of Brown W. PITZER


         Brown W. PITZER was born in Jefferson County, West Virginia, in 1858 and moved to Berkeley County in 1865, settling in the Gerrardstown district. He was the son of James S. and Elizabeth (Bender) Pitzer, his father born in Berkeley County and his mother in Washington County, Maine.

         Brown Pitzer was married to Alice M. Beltz at Martinsburg, Berkeley County. She was the daughter of Daniel and Sarah Beltz. Brown W. Pitzer was a farmer, also running a grain thresher at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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