Vera Ethel Vitelle

Brief Life History of Vera Ethel

When Vera Ethel Vitelle was born on 1 August 1901, in Hanford, Kings, California, United States, her father, Angus Lafayette Vitelle, was 32 and her mother, Emma Orseno Krepps, was 33. She married Samuel Edward Smith in 1919, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1950 and Hercules, Contra Costa, California, United States in 1993. She died on 7 November 1994, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Samuel Edward Smith
Vera Ethel Vitelle
Marriage: 1919
Genell Maxine Smith

Sources (13)

  • Vera E Payton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Vera Ethel Smith, "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005"
  • Vera Ethel Vitelle Payton, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Italian: from the feminine form of Vitello .

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

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