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 William Henry Webster DeWitt

William Henry Webster DeWitt

Birth
Sullivan County, Missouri, USA
Death 1 Apr 1927 (aged 73)
Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA
Burial Reger, Sullivan County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 22620678 · View Source
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Mo. Death Cert.#10823

1888 Biography:

1888 History of Adair, Sullivan, Putnam and Schuyler counties, Missouri, from the earliest times to the present : together with sundry personal, business and professional sketches and numerous family records

William Henry Webster DeWitt was born in Sullivan County one quarter of a mile from his present residence. May 8, 1854, and is the fifth child of Dr. Joel and Rachel Ann (Mairs) DeWitt. He attended the district schools of the neighborhood, and was a student at the Kirksville State Normal two terms. November 16, 1876, he married Miss Lura Victora Reger, daughter of Solomon and Mary Martha (Busby) Reger. Mrs. DeWitt was born in Sullivan County, Mo., September 15, 1857, and to her union with our subject five children have been born: Clarence J., Clara Mabel, Mary Ann, Vern Irene and an infant daughter. After his marriage Mr. DeWitt located in Bowman Township, Section 24, Township 62, Range 21, where he now resides. He owns 440 acres of good land, well cultivated and improved, 200 being in the home place. In connection with his farming he is somewhat interested in fine stock, and keeps on an average seventy-five head per annum. Mr. DeWitt is one of the successful and enterprising farmer citizens of the township, and is well respected by the community. In politics he is a Republican, and cast his first presidential vote for Hayes in 1876.



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  • Maintained by: D DeWitt
  • Originally Created by: Theron Dowell
  • Added: 2 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22620678
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry Webster DeWitt (8 May 1853–1 Apr 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22620678, citing Henry Cemetery, Reger, Sullivan County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by D DeWitt (contributor 47056960) .