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John Witter

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stonington, New London, Connecticut
Death: Died in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph (Josiah) Witter and Sarah Witter
Husband of Sarah Witter and Mary Witter
Father of Joseph Witter; Martha Lewis; Sarah Witter; Esther Witter; Elizabeth Witter and 5 others
Brother of Sarah Witter; Hannah Witter; Abigail Freeman; Ebenezer Witter, Sr. and Martha Parke
Half brother of Elizabeth Langworthy; Mary Parke; Ebenezer Witter, Sr., Deacon; Mary Button; Mattias Button and 5 others

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About John Witter

John Witter

  • Birth: 11 MAR 1677/78 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut
  • Death: AUG 1757 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island
  • Father: Josiah WITTER b: 1638 in Swampscott, Essex Co., Massachusetts
  • Mother: Sarah CRANDALL b: ABT 1654 in Misquamicutt, Kings Co., Rhode Island

Marriage 1 Sarah TEFFT b: ABT 1680 in Kingstowne, Kings Co., Rhode Island Married: ABT 1703 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Children included

  1. John WITTER b: 1718 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island

Marriage 2 Mary Marsh, widow of Israel Lewis b: ABT 1677 Children

  1. Joseph WITTER b: 04 APR 1716 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island
  2. Martha WITTER b: 11 JUL 1727 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island

notes

1. John was admitted freeman in Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island in 1702 where he became prominent and a large landholder which possess ed by his descendants many years later.

2. John and his half brother Ebenezer relinquished all their right, title and interest in and to their late father's estate, by giving to the administrator thereof a receipt in full discharge in the year 1689. John, also by his receipt, relinquished all right, title, and claim against his mother, Sarah Carndall Witter Button.

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John Witter's Timeline

1677
March 11, 1677
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
1703
1703
Age 25
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
1705
1705
Age 27
1707
February 10, 1707
Age 29
1708
1708
Age 30
1710
1710
Age 32
1712
1712
Age 34
1713
January 20, 1713
Age 35
1716
April 4, 1716
Age 39
Westerly, RI, USA
1718
1718
Age 40
Westerly, Washington, RI, USA