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Lewis Freeman Witham family  



Lewis Freeman [Freeman Lewis] Witham born 13 Aug 1901 died 28 Oct 1967 buried Culver masonic cemetery son of charles William witham and Henrietta 'Etta' Williams;

    Lewis F. William, SUmmer resident, dies Suddenly

    Lewis F. Witham, age 66, of 7904 Northcote Ave., Hammond, Ind., and a summer resident of 770 South Shore Drive, Culver, died suddenly Saturday, Oct. 28, at a Hammond Hospital.

    Survivors include his wife, the former Esta Overmyer of Culver; two sons, Jack of Troy, Ohio , and Theodore of Hammond; two brothers, William of Hammond,and Clarence of Mishawaka ; and a sister, Mrs. Goldie Shipley of Silver Lake, Ind.

    Mr. Witham received his B.S. and M.S. degrees at Indiana University and was Principal of the Hammond Gavit High School. He was a member and trustee of t he First Methodist Church at Hammond; a member of the Mentone Masonic Lodge; the Orak Shri ne Templ e at Hammond; the Indi ana State Teachers Association; and the Hammond Lions Club.

    Graveside services were held at 12 o'clock noon on Wednesday at the Culver Masonic Cemetery. - THURSDAY, NOVEMbER 2, 1907

married and Esta Idora Overmyer Born 28 May 1897 died 3 Jan. 1979 Culver masonic cemetery daughter of Schuyler Colfax Overmyer and Clara Louise Cromley
    Jack L. Witham

    Theodore Charles Witham Sr. b. Birth 24 Apr 1947 in Hammond, Lake, Indiana; Death 7 Apr 2006
      Theodore C. Witham, of Chesterton passed away Friday, April 7, 2006. He was 58.

      He is survived by two sons, Theodore C. (Tara) Witham, Jr. of Griffith and Lewis R. Witham of Highland; one grandson, Nicholas Witham; special friend, Martha Flanagan of Chesterton and a brother, Jack (Mary) Witham.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Esta Witham.

      Theodore was a resident of Chesterton for over 12 years. He was a Trustee in the Moose Lodge #1623 in Chesterton.

      Friends are invited to meet with the family from 2-8 p.m. Monday, April 10 at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Rd. (two blocks south of Ridge Rd.,) Highland.

      Memorial donations may be made to the family. - 10 Apr 2006 - Chesterton Tribune


Year: 1910; Census Place: Deer Creek, Carroll, Indiana; Roll: T624_341; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0030
Name: Furman L Witham [Fuaman L Witham]
Age in 1910: 8 > Birth Year: 1902 Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1910: Deer Creek, Carroll, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Charles W Witham
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Etta Witham
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

Year: 1920; Census Place: Prairie, Kosciusko, Indiana; Roll: T625_439; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 92;
Name: Freeman Witham
Age: 18
Birth Year: abt 1902
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1920: Prairie, Kosciusko, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Charles Witham
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Henrietta Witham
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Year: 1930; Census Place: Hammond, Lake, Indiana; Roll: 603; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 166;
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Lewis F Witham
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1902
Birthplace: Indiana
Race: White
Home in 1930: Hammond, Lake, Indiana
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Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Lodger Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

Year: 1940; Census Place: Hammond, Lake, Indiana; Roll: T627_1068; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 45-115
Name: Lewis F Witham
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Hammond, Lake, Indiana
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Street: Madison Street
House Number: 6708
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Hammond, Lake, Indiana
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 1A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 15
Occupation: Teacher
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 4500
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: C6
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 32
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in Government work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 44
Income: 2400
Income Other Sources: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Lewis F Witham 39
Esta I Witham 40
Max Mc Cowen 28 Lodger
Elwood Nichols 24 Lodger
Stanley Staley 24 Lodger
Harold Patterson Lodger

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)
Name: Lewis F Witham
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1941
Residence Place: Hammond, Indiana
Occupation: Tchr
Spouse: Esta Witham
Publication Title: Hammond, Indiana, City Directory, 1941

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)
Name: Lewis F Witham
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1956, 1959
Residence Place: Hammond, Indiana
Occupation: Prin
Spouse: Esta I Witham
Publication Title: Hammond, Indiana, City Directory, 1956
Publication Title: Hammond, Indiana, City Directory, 1959

Social Security Death Index
Name: Lewis Witham
SSN: 317-14-7770
Last Residence: 46324 Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States of America
Born: 13 Aug 1901
Died: Nov 1967
State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana






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