William M Schlitt

Brief Life History of William M

When William M Schlitt was born on 1 February 1890, in Nelson, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States, his father, Heinrich or Henry Schlitt, was 24 and his mother, Anna Maria Emma Troudt, was 23. He married Emma Arndt on 4 June 1916, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died in February 1966, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76.

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William M Schlitt
1890–1966
Emma Arndt
1887–
Marriage: 4 June 1916
William K Schlitt
1917–1995
Lydia Ann Marie Schlitt
1919–1995
Ferdinand J Schlitt
1921–1992
Melvin Raymond Schlitt
1923–1989
Charles Dale Schlitt
1926–2012

Sources (13)

  • William Schlitt in household of Henry Schlitt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William M. Schlitt, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Wilhelm Schlitt, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1903 · Ford Motor Company

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1910 · The BSA is Made

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Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of slippery ground, from slid, slit ‘smooth, slippery’.

German: habitational name from a place so named in former East Prussia.

German: in some cases, a variant of Schlitter 2.

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

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