Margaret Emma Titter

6 June 1882–1 August 1954 (Age 72)
Alma, Marion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Margaret Emma

When Margaret Emma Titter was born on 6 June 1882, in Alma, Marion, Illinois, United States, her father, Francis Titter, was 24 and her mother, Barbara Elizabeth Holmes, was 24. She married Elroy Andrew Bannister on 13 June 1900, in Kittitas, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Roslyn, Kittitas, Washington, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 August 1954, in Cle Elum, Kittitas, Washington, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Elroy Andrew Bannister
Margaret Emma Titter
Marriage: 13 June 1900
George Frederick Bannister
Francis Elroy Bannister
Olivia May Bannister
Elizabeth Bannister
Lucille Marie Bannister

Spouse and Children

13 June 1900
Kittitas, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Titter


    Barbara Elizabeth Holmes




World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: from Dutch or German bitter ‘harsh’, ‘bitter’, hence a nickname for a sour, embittered, or severe person.2 German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bitten ‘to bid’, hence a nickname or occupational name for a bidder, broker, the municipal alms collector, or a suitor. Compare Bitner .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margarite Banister in household of Elroy Banister, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margarete Bannister in household of Elroy Bannister, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret E Titter in household of Francis Titter, "United States Census, 1900"

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