He was born on 18 Jun 1763 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and his parents were Rebecca Mary (Herbel) and Christian Bixler, II.
During the American Revolutionary War, he served from Robeson Twp, Berks County, Pennsylvania as a Private in 7th Company, 5th Battalion, under Captain Joseph Davis.
He purchased a piece of property in Easton, Pennsylvania, USA for 38 pounds and change from John Penn (son of William Penn).
At age 22, he became a jeweller and began making clocks there. He opened a jewellry store called "Bixler’s Jewelers" in Easton, Pennsylvania, USA in 1785 and made tall-case time pieces, and handcrafted 465 exquisite clocks between 1785 and 1812.
Christian Bixler, III married on 26 April 1789 to Catharine Opp.
He died on 29 Jan 1840 in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA and was buried there at Saint John's Lutheran Church Cemetery. 
Today his company bears the sign "America's Oldest Jewellers and Silversmiths" and now run by the founder's great-great-great-grandchildren, president Joyce Welken and brother Philip Bixler Mitman.
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