Anna Pearl Witten

26 July 1903–10 August 1981 (Age 78)
Texas, United States

The Life of Anna Pearl

When Anna Pearl Witten was born on 26 July 1903, in Texas, United States, her father, Edward P. Witten, was 21 and her mother, Henrietta Ford, was 19. She married Norman Hastings Payn in 1929. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Lampasas, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 10 August 1981, in Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 78.

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Norman Hastings Payn
Anna Pearl Witten
Marriage: 1929
Nolan Wilber Payn

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Edward P. Witten





World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Witte .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie P Payn in household of Norman H Payn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Witten in household of Ed Witten, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie Witten in household of Ed Witten, "United States Census, 1920"

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