Great, great, great grandfather John Wittman b. c. 1805 in Baden Germany and wife Margaret b.c. 1803 in Wertenburg Germany along with daughter I'm immigrated to U.S. They arrived around 1830 and settled on the Eastern Shore of Md. at Talbot County. John was a shoemaker and his wife started a store. The town of Wittman is named for them.