Transcribed from "History of North Washington, an illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties", published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

     GEORGE W. WITTE resides one mile north from Twisp, and owns there a fine farm which is devoted to fruit raising and the production of hay for a large band of cattle which he raises.  In addition to these industries Mr. Witte is conducting a butcher shop in Twisp and is one of the substantial business men of the place who have made the town thriving and one of the progressive towns of the county.
     George W. Witte was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on January 5, 1860, the son of George W. and Henrietta (Wolfe) Witte, who dwell in Wisconsin at the present time.  When our subject was fourteen he went with his parents to Michigan and there made his home for ten years.  Then they returned to Milwaukee and George came to Washington, settlement being made in Lincoln county.  For fifteen years he raised wheat there and also raised and handled stock.  Then he came to the Methow valley, locating on his present place.  He bought the farm and has since put on much improvement.  It is all good land, well fenced, and produces abundantly of the usual crops.  Mr. Witte also raises horses in addition to other stock and is skillful in this business.  The attention demanded by his large orchard, his stock business his general farming and hay raising, together with that given to his business in Twisp keeps Mr. Witte very busy, and he is known as one of the busiest men in the valley.  In all lines his excellent ability has managed matters to a successful consummation and his untiring care of details in every department insures the prosperity and success that is now attending his efforts.
     At Davenport, Washington, in 1887 Mr. Witte married Miss Elsie Williams, a native of Utah.  To them have been born the following named children, Hazel, Frank, Anna, Myrtle and Harold.  Mr. Witte always takes the interest in political matters and general affairs that becomes the progressive citizen, and he is ever found on the side of improvement and advancement.