Henry Emmett Witter

Male 1854 - 1945  (90 years)


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  • Name Henry Emmett Witter 
    Born 15 Oct 1854  Wirt, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Apr 1945  Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Alfred Rural Cemetery, Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "The Sabbath Recorder", Vol 138, No 20, p 372, May 14, 1945.

      H. Emmett Witter, son of Charles H. and Abbie K. Witter, was born October 15, 1854, in the town of Wirt, N. Y., and died at Bethesda Hospital, Hornell, April 6, 1945.

      He was united in marriage to Eola A. Allen of Alfred December 30, 1879. Mrs. Witter passed away May 28, 1930. He was the oldest living member of the First Alfred Seventh Day Baptist Church; he joined the church in 1879, retaining an active membership of sixty-six years.

      Seven children survive: Charles H., Laura J., Ethel Wilcox, J. Etta, E. Allen, Frances Johnson, and Raymond B. Also surviving are two brothers, Rev. E. Adelbert and Charles E.; a sister, Mrs. Jessie W. Randolph; thirteen grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

      A prayer service was held at the home, followed by farewell services at the church. His pastor, Rev. E. T. Harris, officiated. Burial was in Alfred Rural Cemetery.
      E. T. H.
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    Last Modified 17 Jun 2020 

    Father Charles Henry Witter,   b. 23 Apr 1829, Brookfield, Madison Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1864, Andersonville, Macon Co., Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother Abigail Kinsley Edwards,   b. 7 Jul 1832, Little Genesee, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1916, Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1852 
    Family ID F16259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eola Amarillys Allen,   b. 3 Oct 1860, Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1930, Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1879  Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Raymond B. Witter,   b. 26 Nov 1904, Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F16260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1854 - Wirt, Allegany Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1879 - Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Apr 1945 - Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Alfred Rural Cemetery, Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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