William Chittick Lamma

1890–1962 (Age 71)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of William Chittick

When William Chittick Lamma was born on 16 July 1890, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Latta Wesley Lamma, was 34 and his mother, Anna Hanson, was 24. He married Anna Permelia Tucksen on 5 May 1941, in Harrisburg, Banner, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Lasalle, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1920. He died on 7 February 1962, in Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Chittick Lamma
Anna Permelia Tucksen
Marriage: 5 May 1941

Spouse & Children

5 May 1941
Harrisburg, Banner, Nebraska, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Latta Wesley Lamma


  • Female1866–1945Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 11

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Swiss Italian: unexplained. This name is also found in Germany and in Brazil.

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

Sources (3)

  • William C Lamma in household of Anna Lamma, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Lamma, "BillionGraves Index"
  • William Lamma, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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