Angus Lafayette Vitelle

1869–1951 (Age 81)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Angus Lafayette

When Angus Lafayette Vitelle was born on 30 May 1869, in Michigan, United States, his father, Moses Vitelle, was 46 and his mother, Mariah L. Baird, was 20. He married Emma O. Krepps on 3 May 1893, in Tulare, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and King City, Monterey, California, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1951, in Lindsay, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Angus Lafayette Vitelle
Emma O. Krepps
Marriage: 3 May 1893
Ester Maleta Lawyer
Delpha Laura Vitelle
Ralph Angus Vitelle
Vera Ethel Vitelle Smith Payton
May Vitelle Swithenbank

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3 May 1893
Tulare, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 10

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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)

  • Angus Vitelle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Angus Vitelle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Angus L Vitelle in household of Moses Vitelle, "United States Census, 1880"

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