Minnie Moiree Witt

Brief Life History of Minnie Moiree

When Minnie Moiree Witt was born in April 1891, in Clinton, Michigan, United States, her father, Fred Witt, was 39 and her mother, Sophia Tiedt, was 35. She married Friedrich Christian Martin Hopp on 16 February 1911, in Riley Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States. She lived in Riley, Riley Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Riley Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 8 February 1985, in Saint Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Saint Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States.

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Friedrich Christian Martin Hopp
1890–1982
Minnie Moiree Witt
1891–1985
Marriage: 16 February 1911

Sources (8)

  • Minnie Witt in household of Sophia Witt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Moiree Witt, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Minnie Hopp, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1903 · Ford Motor Company

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

North German: nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from Middle Low German witte ‘white’.

South German: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Wittigo. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

English (Hampshire and Wiltshire): variant of White .

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

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