Elton Daniel Witt

13 October 1933–6 April 2014 (Age 80)
Halliday, Dunn, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Elton Daniel

When Elton Daniel Witt was born on 13 October 1933, in Halliday, Dunn, North Dakota, United States, his father, Theodore Jacob Witt, was 34 and his mother, Dorthea Frei, was 24. He married Virginia Rose Thomas on 9 February 1959. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Dunn, North Dakota, United States in 1940 and Dickinson, Stark, North Dakota, United States in 2014. He registered for military service in 1953. His occupation is listed as farmer/rancher in Grassy Butte, McKenzie, North Dakota, United States. He died on 6 April 2014, in Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Morton, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elton Daniel Witt
Virginia Rose Thomas
Marriage: 9 February 1959
Scotty Lee Witt

Spouse and Children


    Virginia Rose Thomas


9 February 1959


    Scotty Lee Witt


Parents and Siblings




    Ruby Eva or Eve Witt


    Esther E Witt


    Edwin Emil Witt



World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 2

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 North German: nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from a Middle Low German witte ‘white’.2 South German: from a short form of the old German personal name Wittigo.3 English: variant of White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alton Witt in household of Theodore Witt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elton Witt, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Elton in entry for Virginia R Witt, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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