Alexander C Chitwood

Male1863–15 June 1946

Brief Life History of Alexander C

When Alexander C Chitwood was born in 1863, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Castle Chitwood, was 25 and his mother, Naomi Catherine Dobbs, was 21. He married Mary Luticia Crye on 14 August 1887, in Akan, Richland, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Marietta, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Orion, Richland, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died on 15 June 1946, in Eagle, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Basswood Cemetery, Eagle, Richland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Alexander C Chitwood
Mary Luticia Crye
Marriage: 14 August 1887
Arthur Arch Chitwood
Lloyd Delos Chitwood
Zack Virgil Chitwood

Sources (10)

  • Alexander Chilwood in household of John C Chilwood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alexander Chitwood, "Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Alexander C Chitwood, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1887Akan, Richland, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

    Age 4

    A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.


    Age 23

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Chetwood, a habitational name from Chetwode in Buckinghamshire, or from Cheetwood in Lancashire, from Celtic cēd ‘wood’, with the tautological addition of Old English wudu when the old name was no longer understood. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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