History of Bureau County, edited by H.C. Bradsby, Chicago: World Publishing Co. 1885
H. Kitterman, Indiantown, was born June 19, 1833, in Arispe Township, Bureau County, Ill. He is a son of Michael Kitterman. He was reared in thiscoutny, which he never left till he was thirtyyears old.His school days were principally spent in thelog schoolhouses, some of the schools being conducted on the old subscription plan, where theschoars were made acquainted with the rudiments of an education and as frequently with the teacher's rod. Mr. Kitterman has made farming, rearing fine horses and dealing in stock his occupation, and has a farm of 300 acres. He was married to Virginia Lockwood, May 13, 1857. She was a native of Olean, N. Y., and died here. She was the mother of five children, viz.: Frederick L. (deceased), Mrs. Bell M. Bloom, Michael D., Irving L.,, and Merton W. Kitterman. Our subject was married a second time to Estella Howard, a native of Bureau County. Politically he is identified with the Greenback party, and has been School Director for eighteen years. He has traveled over a great part of the United States in search of health.