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John Witter

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Stonington, New London, Connecticut
Death: August 1757 (80)
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of Josiah Witter and Sarah Button
Husband of Sarah Witter and Mary Witter
Father of Joseph Witter; Martha Lewis; Esther Witter; Elizabeth Witter; Samuel Witter and 5 others
Brother of Hannah Parke; Abigail Freeman; Ebenezer Witter, Sr.; Sarah Witter and Martha Parke
Half brother of Mary Neff; Matthias Button; Elizabeth Button; Samuel Button; Cyrus Button and 4 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


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

March 11, 1677
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
Age 27
February 10, 1707
Age 29
Age 30
Age 32
Age 34
January 20, 1713
Age 35
April 4, 1716
Age 39
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Age 40
Westerly, Washington, RI, USA