DESCENDANTS OF CHARLES WITTE

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                           Don Norman

 

1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Charles Witte was born in Prussia in 1806 and died in Calhoun

County WV February, 8 1899. He married Christina Wilhelmina Schwartz.

Maria was born in Prussia December 14, 1814 and died in WV October 11,

1899.  The family came to America about 1852 through the port of

Philadelphia in 1852.

 

Children of Charles and Christina Wilhelmina (Schwartz) Witte.

 

  2.  (1). John J.                 b.c.     1836

 

  3.  (2). Edward                  b.       1839   d.       1910

         m.Elizabeth Stump

 

  4.  (3). Charles B.              b.c.     1841

 

  5.  (4). Charlotte S.            b.       1842

         m.Mitchell Browning

 

  6.  (5). Herman                  b.       1849   d.       1920

         m.Vernetta Stump

         m.Martha Stevens

 

  7.  (6). Theodore                b.       1850   d.       1928

         m.Sarah Elizabeth Lynch

 

  8.  (7). Frederick               b.       1852   d.       1943

         m.Louise Wright

 

  9.  (8). Lemuel Sida             b.Nov 13 1858   d.Aug  8 1934

         m.Serena Jarvis  Feb  6 1879

 

 

3.EDWARD WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Edward Witte, a son of Charles and Christina Wilhelmina (Schwartz)

Witte, was born in Prussia in 1839 and died in WV in 1910.  He married

Elizabeth Stump.  Elizabeth, a daughter of Absolom and Elizabeth

(bush) Stump, was born in 1840.

 

Known children of Edward and Elizabeth (Stump) Witte.

 

 10.  (1). Rachel                  b.Feb    1862

         m.William Gherke

 

 11.  (2). Silas                   b.c.     1864

 

 12.  (3). Margaret                b.c.     1866

 

 13.  (4). Anna                    b.c.     1868

 

 14.  (5). Marietta                b.       1870

 

 

5.CHARLOTTE S. WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Charlotte S. Witte, a daughter of Charles and Christina Wilhelmina

(Schwartz) Witte, was born in Prussia in 1842.  She married Mitchell

Browning.

 

Children of Mitchell and Charlotte S. (Witte) Browning.

 

 15.  (1). Mel

 

 16.  (2). Hettie

         m.McClellan Brannon

 

 17.  (3). Fred

 

 18.  (4). Lillie

 

6.HERMAN WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Herman Witte, a son of Charles and Christina Wilhelmina (Schwartz)

Witte, was born in Prussia in 1849 and died in 1920.  He married

Vernetta Stump.  Vernetta, a daughter of Martin and Emily (Barr)

Stump, was born about 1855.  After Vernetta died, Herman married

Martha Stevens.

 

Known children of Herman and Vernetta (Stump) Witte.

 

 19.  (1). Judson

         m.Ida Rose Minney

 

 

7.THEODORE WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Theodore Witte, a son of Charles and Christina Wilhelmina

(Schwartz) Witte, was born in Prussia in 1850 and died in WV in 1928.

He married Sarah Elizabeth Lynch in Calhoun County WV October 24, 1875. 

Sarah, a daughter of George Jr. and Jemima (Knotts) Lynch, was born in

Calhoun County May 1, 1858 and died January 22, 1939.

 

Children of Theodore and Sarah Elizabeth (Lynch) Witte.

 

 20.  (1). Jemima

         m.M.W. Price

 

 21.  (2). Leroy

         m.Olive Price

 

 22.  (3). Rufus                   b.Oct 12 1882   d.Feb 26 1967

         m.Amanda Virginia Anderson

 

 

8.FREDERICK WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Frederick Witte, a son of Charles and Christina Wilhelmina

(Schwartz) Witte, was born at sea in 1852 and died in 1943.  He

married Louise Wright.

 

Children of Frederick and Louise (Wright) Witte.

 

 23.  (1). Laura

         m.------ Conley

 

 24.  (2). Florence

         m.------- Hicks

 

 25.  (3). Charles                 b.Aug 27 1880   d.Dec 13 1940

         m.Effie Jarvis Jun 22 1902

 

 

9.LEMUEL SIDA WITTE      1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Lemuel Sida Witte, a son of Charles and Christina Wilhelmina

(Schwartz) Witte, was born in Gilmer County VA (WV) November 13,

1858 and died August 8, 1934.  He married Serena Jarvis February

6, 1879.  Serena, a daughter of Weeden Harrison and Elizabeth

Jane (Hensley) Jarvis, Was born in Calhoun County VA (WV) January

21, 1861 and died October 29, 1856.

 

Children of Lemuel Sida and Serena (Jarvis) Witte.

 

 26.  (1). Cary Albert             b.Dec 25 1879

         m.Emma Locie Knotts  Jan 20 1901

 

 27.  (2). Edith                   b.Nov  5 1881

         m.Robert Perry Mollohan  Jan 12 1902

 

 28.  (3). Homer Clay              b.Apr  6 1884

         m.Florence Gael Proudfoot  Jul 16 1914

 

 29.  (4). Holley                  b.Apr  8 1886   D.Aug  8 1887

 

 30.  (5). Alice                   b.Jul 24 1888

         m.Bernard Marshall  Nov 29 1914

 

 31.  (6). Elizabeth               b.Nov 20 1891

         m.Okey C. Eismon  Feb 26 1915

 

 32.  (7). Losie Pearl             b.Sep 15 1893

 

 33.  (8). Grace Odessa            b.May 15 1897

         m.John William Deem

 

 34.  (9). Gladys Christine        b.Jun 14 1903

         m.Clarence William Smith  Feb 1 1948

 

 35. (10). Geneva                  b.Jun 14 1903   d.Jun 18 1903

 

 

14.JUDSON WITTE     6.HERMAN WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Judson Witte, a son of Herman and Vernetta (Stump) Witte, married

Ida Rose Minney.  Ida, a daughter of Jeremiah Jacob and Elizabeth

(Vannoy) Minney, was born in Calhoun County WV February 9, 1891 and

died June 24, 1949.

 

Children of Judson and Ida Rose (Minney) Witte.

 

 36.  (1). Erra

 

 37.  (2). Harold

 

 

15.JEMIMA WITTE     7.THEODORE WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Jemima Witte, a daughter of Theodore and Sarah Elizabeth (Lynch)

Witte, married ------ Price.

 

Children of ------ and Jemima (Witte) Price.

 

 38.  (1). Nellie Pearl

         m.------ Watkins

 

 39.  (2). Earl

 

 40.  (3). Denver

 

16.LEROY WITTE     7.THEODORE WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Leroy Witte, a son of Theodore and Sarah Elizabeth (Lynch) Witte,

married Olive Price.

 

Children of Leroy and Olive (Price) witte.

 

 41.  (1). Elsie

         m.------ Wilson

 

 42.  (2). Muriel

         m.------ Lynch

 

 43.  (3). Lela

         m.------ Giles

 

 44.  (4). Gladys

 

 45.  (5). Curtis

 

 46.  (6). Victor

 

 

17.RUFUS WITTE      7.THEODORE WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Rufus Witte, a son of Theodore and Sarah Elizabeth (Lynch) Witte,

married Amanda Virginia Anderson.  Virginia, a daughter of Elias

Ferman and Margaret (Sole) Anderson, was born December 25, 1875 and

died in 1961.

 

Children of Rufus and Amanda Virginia (Anderson) Witte.

 

 47.  (1). Ora Pearl

         m.William Plant

 

 48.  (2). Elizabeth

         m.Robert Zaner Duke

 

 49.  (3). Margaret Marjorie

         m.Henry Lamb

 

 50.  (4). Dorsey Furman

         m.Laura Bourne

 

 51.  (5). Lynn Ralph

         m.Ruth Sampson

         m.Pearl Scott

 

 52.  (6). Robert Vere

         m.Wilma Arnold

 

 

25.CHARLES WITTE    8.FREDERICK WITTE     1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Charles Witte, a son of Frederick M. and Luiza Witte, was born in

Calhoun County August 27, 1880 and died there Dececmber 3, 1940. He

married Effie Jarvis in Calhoun County June 22, 1902. Effie, a daughter

of John Thomas and Lydia Alice (Hensley) Jarvis, was born in Calhoun

County WV January 22, 1885 and died September 1, 1938.

 

Children of Charles and Effie (Jarvis) Witte.

 

 53.  (1). Bernice (adopted)

 

 54.  (2). Carl                   b.Apr 29 1903    d.Mar  5 1981

         m.Harriet Wallbrown Sep 24 1922

 

26.CARY ALBERT WITTE     9.LEMUEL SIDA WITTE      1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Cary Albert Witte, a son of Lemuel Sida and Serena (Jarvis)

Witte, was born in Calhoun County WV December 25, 1879 and died

November 6, 1973.  He married Emma Locie Knotts January 20, 1921.

Emma, a daughter of William and Sarah Jane (Knotts) Knotts, was

born in Calhoun County February 6, 1882 and died January 16,

1962.

 

Children of Cary Albert and Emma Locie (Knotts) Witte.

 

 55.  (1). Roxie Eleanor           b.Aug 23 1902

         m.John Ball  Oct 9 1920

 

 56.  (2). Gae Regina              b.Apr 20 1904

         m.Charles Hubert Hardman  Oct 21 1925

 

 57.  (3). Kathryn Winifred        b.Dec 10 1907

         m.Harry Afton Holliday

 

 58.  (4). Donald Fred             b.Sep 24 1911

         m.Mary Ruth McDonald  Jun 8 1936

 

 59.  (5). Nelle Ruth              b.Oct 17 1915

         m.Cary Hayden Bower  Aug  7 1943

 

 

27.EDITH WITTE     9.LEMUEL SIDA WITTE      1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Edith Witte, a daughter of Lemuel Sida and Serena (Jarvis) Witte,

was born November 5, 1881 and died in 1959.  She married Robert Perry

Mollohan January 12, 1902.  Robert, a son of Perry Edward and Rebecca

Lemasters (Boone) Mollohan, was born in Braxton County WV March 10,

1878 and died in 1946.

 

Children of Robert P. and Edith (Witte) Mollohan.

 

 60.  (1). Ernest                  b.       1903   d.       1948

         m.Elizabeth Stump

 

 61.  (2). Robert Homer            b.       1909

         m.Helen Holt

 

 

28.HOMER CLAY WITTE     9.LEMUEL SIDA WITTE      1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Homer Clay Witte, a son of Lemuel Sida and Serena (Jarvis) Witte,

was born April 6, 1884.  He married Florence Gael Proudfoot July 16,

1914.  Florence was a daughter of Harvey and Minnora (Knotts)

Proudfoot.

 

Children of Homer Clay and Florence Gael (Proudfoot) Witte.

 

 62.  (1). Azella

 

 63.  (2). Paul

 

 64.  (3). Jeanne                         b. Jun 12 1920    d. Sep 15 2007

         m. ------ Suttle

 

50.DORSEY FURMAN WITTE     17.RUFUS WITTE      7.THEODORE WITTE

1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Dorsey Furman Witte, a son of Rufus and Amanda Virginia (Anderson)

Witte, married Laura Bourne.

 

Children of Dorsey and Laura (Bourne) Witte.

 

 65.  (1). Thelma

         m.------ Nichols

 

 66.  (2). Chug

 

 67.  (3). Donald

 

 

51.LYNN RALPH WITTE    17.RUFUS WITTE      7.THEODORE WITTE

1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Lynn Ralph Witte, a son of Rufus and Amanda Virginia (Anderson)

Witte, married Ruth Sampson.  His second wife was Pearl Scott.

 

Children of Lynn Ralph and Ruth (Sampson) Witte.

 

 68.  (1). Brenda May

 

Children of Lynn Ralph and Pearl (Scott) Witte.

 

 69.  (1). Gary

 

 70.  (2). Sharon

 

 71.  (3). Vickie

 

 

52.ROBERT VERE WITTE     17.RUFUS WITTE      7.THEODORE WITTE

1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Robert Vere Witte, a son of Rufus and Amanda Virginia (Anderson)

Witte, married Wilma Arnold.

 

Children of Robert Vere and Wilma (Arnold) Witte.

 

 72.  (1). Robert "Leon"           b.       1931   d.Sep 17 1999

         m.Nadie Smith

 

 73.  (2). William

 

 74.  (3). James

 

 75.  (4). Madge

         m.------ Camp

 

58.DONALD FRED WITTE     26.CARY ALBERT WITTE     9.LEMUEL SIDA

WITTE      1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Donald Fred Witte, a son of Cary Albert and Emma Locie

(Knotts) Witte, was born in Calhoun County WV September 24, 1911

and died October 18, 1976 in Wood County WV. He married Mary Ruth

McDonald at Oakland, MD June 8, 1936.  Mary, a daughter of Tell

and Ethel Callow (Parker) McDonald, was born in Calhoun County

March 7, 1912 and died at Tucson, AZ May 6, 1988.

 

Children of Donald Fred and Mary Ruth (McDonald) Witte.

 

 76.  (1). Lois Carol              b.Jan 16 1939

         m.Edward Bert Babitzke

 

 77.  (2). Donald Byron            b.Dec 22 1941

         m.Susan Christine Hall  Apr 15 1967

 

 78.  (4). Donald Fred             b.Sep 24 1911

         m.Mary Ruth McDonald  Jun 8 1936

 

 79.  (5). Nelle Ruth              b.Oct 17 1915

         m.Cary Hayden Bower  Aug  7 1943

 

 

64.JEANNE W. WITTE    28.HOMER CLAY WITTE     9.LEMUEL SIDA WITTE      1.CHARLES WITTE

 

Jeanne W. Witte, a daughter of Homer Clay and Florence Gael (Proudfoot) Witte, was born in Calhoun County WV June 12, 1920 and died in New Port Ritchey, FL September 15, 2007. She married ----- Suttle.

 

Known children of ---- and Jeanne (W. (Witte) Suttle.

 

 80.  (1). David

          m. Cindy ----

 

72.ROBERT WITTE   52.ROBERT VERE WITTE     17.RUFUS WITTE     

7.THEODORE WITTE    1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Robert "Leon" Witte, a son of Robert Vere and Wilma (Arnold) Witte,

was born in Calhoun County WV in 1931 and died in Wood county WV

September 17, 1999. He married Nadine Smith.

 

Children of Robert "Leon" and Nadie (Smith) Witte.

 

 81.  (1). Brian D.

         m.Sherri -----

 

 82.  (2). Terry L.

         m.Stephanie -----

 

 83.  (3). Jerry A.

 

 

77.DONALD BYRON WITTE     58.DONALD FRED WITTE     26.CARY ALBERT

WITTE     9.LEMUEL SIDA WITTE      1.CHARLES WITTE

 

    Donald Byron Witte, a son of Donald Fred and Mary Ruth

(McDonald) Witte, was born in Calhoun County WV December 22,

1941.  He married Susan Christine Hall April 15, 1967.  Susan is

a daughter of Clark William and Agnes (Murray) Hall.

 

Children of Donald Byron and Susan Christine (Hall) Witte.

 

 84.  (1). Christina Marie         b.Aug 19 1971

 

 85.  (2). Carrie Dawn             b.Mar  9 1977

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Calhoun County Lines & Links" October 2000, pp.7,8

"History of Calhoun County WV 1989" pp.187,188

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" p.365

Norman, Don, "Descendants of John Lynch", "Descendants of Charles

Anderson", "Descendants of Michael Stump", "Descendants of George

Mollohan", "Descendants of Patrick Proudfoot"

Parker, Jan, "Descedants of Josiah Jarvis"

1850 Gilmer County VA census

1870, 1880 Calhoun County WV census

"The Parkersburg News"

“Hur Herald.com” Calhoun County WV Sep 20 2007