Bitha May Luttman

1892–1954 (Age 61)
Corunna, DeKalb, Indiana, United States

The Life of Bitha May

When Bitha May Luttman was born on 28 September 1892, in Corunna, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, her father, Amos A Luttman, was 23 and her mother, Mary E. Zimmerman, was 17. She married Milo J Mason on 5 November 1909. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Union Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 May 1954, at the age of 61, and was buried in Corunna Cemetery, Richland Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bitha May Luttman
Milo J Mason
Marriage: 5 November 1909
Charlotte Bernadine Mason
Rosalind R Mason
Thomas Eldred Mason
Maxine Mason

Spouse & Children

5 November 1909


  • Charlotte Bernadine Mason


  • Rosalind R Mason


  • Thomas Eldred Mason


  • Maxine Mason


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1869–1948Male

  • Mary E. Zimmerman




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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 North German (Lüttmann): variant of Lüdemann ( see Ludemann ).2 North German (Lüttmann): nickname for a small man, from Low German dialect lütt ‘small’.3 English: nickname for a small, light man ( see Light ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bitha Massie in household of Milo J Massie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bitha Mason in household of Mile Mason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha M Mason in household of Milo J Mason, "United States Census, 1930"

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