Jefferson Benjamin Kittle

19 December 1892–28 September 1968 (Age 75)
Randolph, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jefferson Benjamin

When Jefferson Benjamin Kittle was born on 19 December 1892, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States, his father, French Harding Kittle, was 34 and his mother, Flora Anna Weese, was 27. He married Ella Belle Currence in 1920, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Beverly, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Leadsville District, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 28 September 1968, in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States.

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Jefferson Benjamin Kittle
Ella Belle Currence
Marriage: 1920
French Aldean Kittle
William J Kittle
Franklin L Kittle

Spouse and Children

Randolph, West Virginia, United States


    French Aldean Kittle


    William J Kittle


    Franklin L Kittle


Parents and Siblings

    French Harding Kittle





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Kettle .2 Americanized spelling of German Kittel or Swiss German Küttel, which is perhaps a variant of Kittel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeff B Kittle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jefferson Kittle in household of French Kittle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jefferson B Kittle in household of French H Kittle, "United States Census, 1930"

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