Frank Wittum

10 May 1870–13 April 1940 (Age 69)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Frank

When Frank Wittum was born on 10 May 1870, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Moses Wittum, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Melissa Kohler, was 32. He married Rosa Cullers on 15 December 1902, in Payne, Oklahoma Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Creek Township, Sumner, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Township 1, Craig, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 13 April 1940, in Craig, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Stillwater, Payne, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Wittum
1870–1940
Rosa Cullers
1884–1906
Marriage: 15 December 1902
Bertha Wittum
1903–1967
Floyd Wittum
1905–1947

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 2
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
Age 13
A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 20
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (11)

  • Frank Wettum in household of Moses Wettum, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Witham in household of Moses Witham, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Frank O Wittum, "United States Census, 1930"

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