Carl Witzke1

(November 1869 - )
     Carl Witzke was born in Nov 1869 in Russia.2 He immigrated to United States in 1886.2 He married, the same day, Cordelia Ann Brown, age 44, daughter of George Louis Brown and Barsheba Ann Dumprope, in Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado,  -- a Prussian immigrant 20 years her junior --.1 He and Cordelia Ann Brown moved west sometime in the early 1900s, probably in pursuit of better land.

Last Edited=January 12, 2008


  1. William A. Sweet pension application file, #352045, cert. 267,182; Federal Pension and Bounty Land Warrant applications, Civil War and Later; Box 36648 (NARA: Washington, D.C.), Certified copy of marriage certificate, filed 16 October 1898..
  2. Carl Witzke household, 1900 United States Census, Nebraska, Madison County, Cedar, E.D. 17, S.D. 3, sheet 16A, dw 323, fam 327. NARA. T623.