The Shemwell Family

Hardin Otto WitteAge: 86 years19182004

Name
Hardin Otto Witte
Given names
Hardin Otto
Surname
Witte
Birth January 1918 35 37
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Conrad Smith
August 11, 1918 (Age 7 months)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census February 3, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 30, 1930 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Jane Kittrell
September 5, 1939 (Age 21 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherOtto W Witte
December 1, 1968 (Age 50 years)
Death of a motherDella Photine Smith
July 10, 1972 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a half-sisterBula May Henson
December 15, 1999 (Age 81 years)
Death July 2004 (Age 86 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Poplar Bluff City Cemetery
Last change November 24, 201614:07:17

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Otto W Witte
Birth: September 3, 1882Volga, Clayton, Iowa, United States
Death: December 1, 1968Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
mother
Marriage: July 30, 1906Butler, Missouri, United States
12 years
himself
Hardin Otto Witte
Birth: January 1918 35 37Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: July 2004Butler, Missouri, United States
Mother’s family with Riley Abraham Henson - View this family
step-father
Riley Abraham Henson
Birth: September 10, 1880Sweets Cove, Hardin, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 14, 1905Butler, Missouri, United States
mother
Marriage: February 23, 1902Cane Creek, Butler, Missouri, United States
8 months
half-sister
Bula May Henson
Birth: November 5, 1902 22 22Cane Creek, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: December 15, 1999Shawnee, Johnson, Kansas, United States
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himself
Hardin Otto Witte
Birth: January 1918 35 37Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: July 2004Butler, Missouri, United States
wife
Private
daughter
Private

Hardin Otto Witte has 3 first cousins recorded

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Otto W Witte - Household

Hilliard Rd. Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Witte, Otto WheadMW38MIAGermanyGermanyFarmingGeneral Farm
Witte, DellawifeFW39MMOPAMO
Witte, HardinsonMW2SMOIAMO
Henson, Bulastep daughterFW17SMOTNMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Otto W Witte - Household

Highway 67 Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Witte, O WheadMW48M24IAGermanyGermanyDairyingDairy
Witte, DellawifeFW49M21MOPAMO
Witte, HardinsonMW12SMOIAMO
Aden, TillieboarderFW21SMOGermanyMO
Smith, Martha Jmother in lawFW74WdMOTNNC

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Otto W Witte - Household

North Main Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Witte, O WXheadMW58MIASame House
Witte, DellawifeFW59MMOSame House
Witte, HardinsonMW22SMOSame HouseFarm Laborer