Margaret L Witt

20 November 1900–18 May 1989 (Age 88)
Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret L

When Margaret L Witt was born on 20 November 1900, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Albert Louis Witt, was 33 and her mother, Julia Ann Carrol, was 29. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Lucio Alberto Villegas Villagrán. She lived in Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States in 1910 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1920. She died on 18 May 1989, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 88.

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Lucio Alberto Villegas Villagrán
Margaret L Witt
Lucio Albert Villegas
Julianne E Villegas

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 1
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.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
Age 13
At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
Age 27
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (9)

  • Margaret L Witt in household of Albert L Witt, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Margaret L Witt, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Margaret L Villegas in household of Lucio Villegas, "United States Census, 1940"

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