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Carl (Karl) Witt
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1825
Death: Feb. 22, 1887
McLean County
Illinois, USA

He married Elizabeth Hoffman in Germany in 1855. Immigrating from Bremen to Baltimore on S.S. Strassburg he arrived May 24, 1884 with wife and daughters Wilhelmina and Helena. They had 8 known children. Two died as infants. The eldest, Henrietta, did not immigrate. She may have married.

Carl (Karl) worked for brother-in-law Frederich Hoffman on his farm near Anchor where the family first settled. Died of "lung inflammation." Buried in non-member section of the cemetery.

He received a medal for combat service between Mar. 1, 1848 and October 1, 1849 with 2nd Artillary Regiment in which he was an artillary man. The testimonial record is dated Aug. 15, 1852 and signed by the Mayor and the Commander of 2nd Battallion, Bromberg 14th Militia Regiment. 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Hoffman Witt (1829 - 1920)*
  Gustav Witt (1856 - 1938)*
  Ernstina Witt Pretzlaff (1861 - 1951)*
  Amelia V. Witt Winter (1863 - 1891)*
  Wilhelmina Witt Dittberner (1864 - 1921)*
  Helena J. Witt Winter (1867 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jul 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6628323
Carl (Karl) Witt
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Carl (Karl) Witt
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Congratulations. Service Mar. 1, 1848 to Oct. 1, 1849 as artillary man with 2nd Batallion, Bromberg 14th Militia Regiment.
- Rosetta
 Added: Oct. 31, 2004

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