Ruth Charlotte Ida Witte

24 June 1922–24 June 2014 (Age 92)
McLeod, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ruth Charlotte Ida

When Ruth Charlotte Ida Witte was born on 24 June 1922, in McLeod, Minnesota, United States, her father, Otto Johann Witte, was 50 and her mother, Wilhelmina Justine Trojan, was 42. She had at least 1 son with Harold Edward Kamps. She lived in Round Grove Township, McLeod, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Stewart, McLeod, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 2014, in Belle Plaine, Scott, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Le Sueur, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States.

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Harold Edward Kamps
Ruth Charlotte Ida Witte
Douglas Harold Kamps

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    Georg Witte


    Wilhelm Witte


    Gust Witte


    Laura Witte



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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 9

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 25

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 North German: variant of Witt 1.2 Dutch: nickname for someone with white or blonde hair or an unusually pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte ‘white’.3 English: variant of White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Witte in household of Otto Witte, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Witte in household of Otto Witte, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Charlotte Witte Kamps in entry for Sharon Lee Kamps, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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