John Hope Vitelle

1877–1942 (Age 64)
Antigo, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John Hope

When John Hope Vitelle was born on 19 December 1877, in Antigo, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Moses Vitelle, was 54 and his mother, Mariah L. Baird, was 28. He married May Lillian Allen on 26 June 1909, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States. He lived in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States in 1920 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1901. He died on 21 October 1942, in San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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John Hope Vitelle
May Lillian Allen
Marriage: 26 June 1909

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26 June 1909
Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 6

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Vitello .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Vitelli, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Vitelle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John B Vitelle in household of Moses Vitelle, "United States Census, 1900"

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