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 Auby Ershail <I>Palmer</I> Witt

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Auby Ershail Palmer Witt

  • Birth 15 Jan 1894
  • Death 26 Mar 1939
  • Burial Dimmitt, Castro County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section B, Lot 227, Space 5
  • Memorial ID 8569561

Tenth of 11 children born to J. A. Quitman Palmer b. March 10, 1848 and Elizabeth Belle Barr b. June 23, 1851.

Maternal grandparents: Allen E. Barr b. August 28, 1811 and Jane Palace Campbell b. May 3, 1820.

Paternal grandparents: John Houston Palmer b. March 28, 1816 and Eliza Jane Terry b. December 22, 1821.

Married Nathaniel Haney Witt on December 18, 1917 in Memphis, Texas. The couple had one child, Betty June, born August 5, 1929.

Was an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the local women's auxiliary of the American Legion, and the P.T.A.

Nat and Auby Witt owned and operated a café in Memphis, Texas for eleven years. They moved to Dimmitt, Texas in 1928 where they owned and operated the Witt Hotel and the White Rose Café.



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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Auby Ershail Palmer Witt (15 Jan 1894–26 Mar 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8569561, citing Castro Memorial Gardens, Dimmitt, Castro County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Diane Carmichael Blank (contributor 46610574) .