Ezekiel Clark Witty

21 January 1878–25 July 1967 (Age 89)
Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ezekiel Clark

When Ezekiel Clark Witty was born on 21 January 1878, in Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States, his father, Lindsey B Witty, was 64 and his mother, Meekness P Nunnally, was 43. He married Bertha Catherine Pedigo on 30 September 1906, in Clay, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Summer Shade, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 25 July 1967, in Summer Shade, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89.

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Ezekiel Clark Witty
Bertha Catherine Pedigo
Marriage: 30 September 1906
William Garnett Witty
Gladys Margaret Witty
James Christie Witty

Spouse and Children

30 September 1906
Clay, Tennessee, United States



    Gladys Margaret Witty


    James Christie Witty


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 14

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 24

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a bright or inventive person, from Middle English witty ‘clever’, ‘ingenious’. It is possible that some early examples may represent a survival into Middle English of Old English wītega ‘soothsayer’, and there may also have been some confusion with Whitty .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ezekiel C Witty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ezekiel C Witty, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ezekiel F Witty in household of Lindsay B Witty, "United States Census, 1880"

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