Robert Whytt (Whitt) (Witt) (c.1623 - c.1715) MP

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Birthplace: Ireland, Orkney Islands, UK
Death: Died
Occupation: Mariner, from Edinborough, Scotland
Managed by: Jason Peter Herbert
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About Robert Whytt (Whitt) (Witt)

Notes for ROBERT WHYTT/WITT:

  • The first mention of a Witt (Whytt) that I have found is from Virginia Colonial Abstract 18 re William Claiborne.  Robert Whytt Accomack County, Virginia 1636.  Robert Whytt, Mariner on September 5, 1636 at Court of Acchowmacke.  "I William Claiborne being Secretary of State, Phillip Taylor planter of Acchowmacke complained against Robert Whytt, mariner 2,000 lbs. tobacco, lost by casualty, Isle of Kentry 6 & 20 1636 William Clayborne on September 5, 1636."
  • the first mention of the name is in Sterling, Kilseth near Edinburgh, a port in Scotland is 1643.  Thomas Whitt father of infants Archibald and Bessie in the 1660s.

Child of ROBERT WHYTT/WITT is:

  1. JOHN2 WITT I, b. 1645, Herefordshire, England; d. Abt. 1715, Charles City County, Virginia.

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A mariner from Edinborough, Scotland who sailed trading ships to the colonies.

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Citing This Record

"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SY93-JXH : accessed 2014-03-14), entry for Robert /Whytt/.

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Robert Whytt's Timeline

1623
1623
Ireland, Orkney Islands, UK
1645
1645
Age 22
Herefordshire, England
1715
1715
Age 92
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