Della Mary Witter

15 January 1884–1949 (Age 65)
Liberty Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States

The Life of Della Mary

When Della Mary Witter was born on 15 January 1884, in Liberty Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States, her father, John Witter, was 53 and her mother, Christena Schimp, was 37. She had at least 2 daughters with Carl Chester Chapman. She lived in Jefferson Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Celina, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died in 1949, in Mercer, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Carl Chester Chapman
1886–1967
Della Mary Witter
1884–1949
Arline G Chapman
1913–2005
Kathlene E. Chapman
1916–2007

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    John Witter

    Male1830–1915Male

    Christena Schimp

    Female1846–1892Female

siblings

(12)

    Rosa Dorothy Witter

    Female1865–1926Female

    Male1869–1945Male

    Samuel Lafayette Witter

    Male1869–1907Male

    Female1871–1947Female

    Edward Harmon Witter

    Male1873–1927Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 18

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name, composed of the elements widu ‘wood’ + hari ‘army’.2 North German: occupational name for a painter or plasterer, from Middle Low German witten ‘to make white’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Della Chapman in household of Carl C Chapman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Della M Chapman in household of Carl C Chapman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Della Witter, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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