Fred H Witz

1872–2 February 1949 (Age 77)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Fred H

Fred H Witz was born in 1872, in Wisconsin, United States as the son of Conrad Witz and Emma. He married Cora E. Dilley on 26 June 1894, in St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1930 and Krain Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 2 February 1949, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 77.

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Fred H Witz
Cora E. Dilley
Marriage: 26 June 1894

Spouse and Children


    Cora E. Dilley


26 June 1894
St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Conrad Witz






World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 11

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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

German:1. from the medieval personal name Witzo, a short form of any of several Germanic compound names beginning with wīg ‘battle’. 2. variant of Witzig .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred H Witz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred H Witz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frederick H Witz, "United States Census, 1940"

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