Loren Addison ( Blackie) Witt

28 August 1901–15 December 1966 (Age 65)
Bourbon, Kansas, United States

The Life of Loren Addison ( Blackie)

When Loren Addison ( Blackie) Witt was born on 28 August 1901, in Bourbon, Kansas, United States, his father, Walker Jackson Witt, was 37 and his mother, Octavia Elizabeth Van Ausdal, was 34. He married laura isabelle heron on 14 May 1941, in Franklin, Washington, United States. He lived in Plevna, Reno, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 15 December 1966, in San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 65.

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Loren Addison ( Blackie) Witt
laura isabelle heron
Marriage: 14 May 1941

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14 May 1941
Franklin, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 North German: nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from a Middle Low German witte ‘white’.2 South German: from a short form of the old German personal name Wittigo.3 English: variant of White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Loren Witt in household of Ralph Witt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Loren A Witt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Loren A Witt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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