Sibbel Witt

19 October 1748–
Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Sibbel

When Sibbel Witt was born on 19 October 1748, in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Witt, was 30 and her mother, Sibilia Jerusha Tucker, was 20. She married Asa Newton on 27 December 1770, in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Asa Newton
1748–1803
Sibbel Witt
1748–
Marriage: 27 December 1770
Matilda Newton
1771–1800
Joseph Newton
1774–1830
Calvin Newton
1776–1824
Sybil Newton
1778–1833
Nancy Newton
1779–1849

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Children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1776
Age 28
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 28
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 33
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 North German: nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from a Middle Low German witte ‘white’.2 South German: from a short form of the old German personal name Wittigo.3 English: variant of White .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Whitt
White
Witting
Witte
Witts

Sources (10)

  • Sybbil Witt, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Sybel in entry for Joseph Newton, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Sibbel Newton in entry for Joseph Newton, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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