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Vitus Pfister

Vitus Pfister

Vitus Pfister was born 15 Jun 1829 in Bittelbronn Germany. He immigrated to America in 1853 with his parents who settled in Carrolltown, Cambria County. Vitus married Christina Anna in Carrolltown 14 Jan 1862. They purchased land northeast of Carrolltown near Baker' Crossroad where he took up farming.

Vitus died from an appendicitis 23 May 1882 on his farm near Carrolltown. He is buried in St. Benedict's Cemetery in Carrolltown. It is interesting to note that his wife gave birth to there daughter, Anna on the same day as his burial.

Submitted by John Pfeister, great grandson

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