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Some of the early family names in the Swiss Community of Bluffton and Pandora are: Suter, Moser, Amstutz, Luginbuhl, Althaus, Burkholder, Bixel, Basinger, Diller, Gerber, Gratz, Geiger, Hilty, Hofstettler, Lugibill, Lehman, Locher, Moser, Niswander, Schumaker, Schneck, Sommer, Steiner, Welty, Zuercher, and Bucher


People who have lived in the historic house since the Schumachers:
Thomas Gray 1832-1836 Purchased land from the State of Ohio
Christian and Barbara Schumacher 1836-1858
Peter and Elizabeth Schumacher 1858-1888
Abraham and Magdalena Schumacher Bixel 1883-1903
Peter A. and Perses Amstutz 1903-1910
Gottlieb and Lena Schwab 1910-1921
Frank and Gertrude Kahle 1921-1947 During these years, Clarence Jones was a tenant for 13 years
Victor F. Maag 1947-1949 During this time, a Kaufman family were tenants
Othmar and Clara Smith 1949-1968
Swiss Community Historical Society 1968-present (The society bought the house and seven acres in 1968, and the barn, outbuildings, and about 4 acres in 2004 from members of the Smith family)