Charles Y. Witte

3 February 1889–14 August 1971 (Age 82)
William Penn, Washington, Texas, United States

The Life of Charles Y.

When Charles Y. Witte was born on 3 February 1889, in William Penn, Washington, Texas, United States, his father, Christian Friedrich Heinrich Witte, was 36 and his mother, Henriette Louise Sophie Schmedthorst, was 33. He married Annie Xxx Witte about 1925, in United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Nueces, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Willacy, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 August 1971, in Valley Baptist Hospital, Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Raymondville, Willacy, Texas, United States.

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Charles Y. Witte
Annie Xxx Witte
Marriage: about 1925
Maizelle Anais Witte

Spouse and Children


    Annie Xxx Witte


about 1925
United States


    Maizelle Anais Witte


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Charley Y Witte, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlie Witty in household of Henry Witty, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chas Witte in household of Henry Witte, "United States Census, 1900"

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