History of Bureau County, edited by H.C. Bradsby, Chicago: World Publishing Co. 1885
C. Kitterman, Indiantown, was born November 15, 1837, in Bureau county. He was another son of Michael Kitterman. He was reared and educated here, and has been a very successful farmer all his life. His home farm, with fine improvements, consists of 300 acres. He has also a one-third interest in 500 acres in Princeton Township and 320 acres in Iowa, besides owing 1,440 acres in Nebraska. Mr. Kitterman was married here April 1, 1875, to Miss Ella Holman, a daughter of Adam Holman. she was born November 10, 1851, in Pennsylvania, and died here October 23, 1881. She was an excellent wife and a fond mother, and her influence for good was felt by all who came in contact with her, and who will honor her memory. She was the mother of three children, viz.: Freddy R., was born January 19, 1876; Marcus, was born May 2, 1878 (he died July 3, 1881); and Edith, who was born October 2, 1880. Mr. Kitterman is an unostentatious man, and politiczlly is identified with the Republican party.