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Jacob Wittewrong

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ghent, East Flanders, Flanders
Death: 1622 (63-64)
Westham, Essex, England
Place of Burial: West Ham Essex
Immediate Family:

Son of Jaques Wittewronghele and Marie Wittewronghele
Husband of Susanna Wittewrong and Anna Vanaker
Father of Jacob Wittewronghele; Jacob Wittewronge; Daniel Wittewronghele; Anna Wittewronge; Elizabeth Wittewronge and 4 others
Brother of Christian Wittewronge; Marcus Wittewronge; William Wittewronge; Sarah Wittewronge; Mary Wittewronge and 2 others

Occupation: Brewer
Managed by: Woodman Mark Lowes Dickinson, OBE
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About Jacob Wittewrong

John Wittewrong was a grandson of Jacques, and son of Jacob Wittewrong(le) (1558–1622)[3] by his second wife Anna, daughter of Garrard Vanaker of Antwerp, a merchant. Jacob was a wealthy brewer.[4]

biography

Jacob Wittewrong, born at Ghent, 13th January, 1558, was sent in 1576, to Magdalen College, Oxford, and studied there under the particular care of Dr. Humphreys, president of the college. He subsequently settled in London, and entering into partnership with Mr. Matthias Otton, a brewer, of that city, realized considerable wealth. He married first, Susanna, daughter and heir of Bernard Tileman, a German, by whom he had no male issue, and secondly, Anna,* youngest daughter and co-heir of Monsieur Garrard Vanacker, of Antwerp, merchant, by whom he had an only son, John. In 1619, Mr. Wittewrong retired into ihe country, to a house he had purchased at Westham, in Essex, and was there buried, as is thus mentioned by Mr. Strype in his additions to Stow's Surveys: "On the pavement under a fair mable atone, is buried James Wittewrongle, the son of James Wittewrongle, a Fleming, a singular friend to the ministers of the city, a Maecenas of studious youth, a favourer of piety and learning." His only son,

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Jacob Wittewrong's Timeline

1558
January 13, 1558
Ghent, East Flanders, Flanders
1589
1589
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1591
1591
1594
1594
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1598
1598
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1616
November 1616
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1618
November 1, 1618
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1622
1622
Age 63
Westham, Essex, England