Edna Berneice Wittman

22 May 1926–21 May 2009 (Age 83)
Bazine, Ness, Kansas, United States

The Life of Edna Berneice

When Edna Berneice Wittman was born on 22 May 1926, in Bazine, Ness, Kansas, United States, her father, Alexander Wittman, was 27 and her mother, Amalia Schneider, was 24. She married Rolla Pearl Ummel on 14 August 1946, in Ness City, Ness, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Bazine Township, Ness, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 21 May 2009, in Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Colorado, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Rolla Pearl Ummel
Edna Berneice Wittman
Marriage: 14 August 1946
Richard Pearl Ummel
David Samuel Ummel

Spouse and Children

14 August 1946
Ness City, Ness, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Amalia Schneider




World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 1

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Whitman .2 Altered spelling of German Wittmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edna B Wittman in household of Mollie Wittman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna B Wittman in household of Mollie Wittman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna B Wittman in household of Alex Wittman, "United States Census, 1930"

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