Delbert M. Witt

September 1869–1951 (Age 81)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Delbert M.

When Delbert M. Witt was born in September 1869, in Kansas, United States, his father, George W Witt, was 34 and his mother, Laura Ann Merriam, was 34. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1951, at the age of 82, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W Witt
1835–1923
Laura Ann Merriam
1835–1930
Elmer Eugene Witt
1862–1960
Effie Adelia Witt
1866–1959
Delbert M. Witt
1869–1951
Delia Witt
1869–1870
Florence Nettie Witt
1871–1893

Parents and Siblings

    George W Witt

    Male1835–1923Male

    Laura Ann Merriam

    Female1835–1930Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 7

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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.

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)

  • Delbert Witt in household of Frank E Russell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Delbert M Witt in household of Frank Oliff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adelbert M Witt in household of Effie A Orr, "United States Census, 1940"

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