Auretta Alice Pittman

9 November 1910–28 November 1995 (Age 85)
Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

The Life of Auretta Alice

When Auretta Alice Pittman was born on 9 November 1910, in Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, her father, James Henry Pittman, was 44 and her mother, Alice Prudence Barnes, was 34. She married Walter Bender before 1933, in Kingman, Kingman, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Harvey, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Valley Center, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 28 November 1995, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bentley, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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Walter Bender
Auretta Alice Pittman
Marriage: before 1933
Mary Alice Bender

Spouse and Children

before 1933
Kingman, Kingman, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 17

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow ( see Pitt ).2 German (Pittmann): probably from a compound personal name formed with Pitt, a short form of Peter + Mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Aretta Pittman in household of J H Pittman, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Auretta Pittman in household of James Pittman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Auretta Bender in household of James Pittman, "United States Census, 1940"

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