Delpha Laura Vitelle

1897–1978 (Age 80)
California, United States

The Life of Delpha Laura

When Delpha Laura Vitelle was born on 4 June 1897, in California, United States, her father, Angus Lafayette Vitelle, was 28 and her mother, Emma O. Krepps, was 29. She married Louis Carl Broedell on 18 March 1924, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 10 January 1978, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Delpha Laura Vitelle
Louis Carl Broedell
Marriage: 18 March 1924

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18 March 1924
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Vitello .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Delpha Giles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delfa Vitelle in household of Emana Vitelle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Delpha L Deane, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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