Sibbel Witt

Brief Life History of Sibbel

When Sibbel Witt was born on 19 October 1748, in Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Witt, was 32 and her mother, Sibilia Jerusha Tooker, was 20. She married Asa Newton on 27 December 1770, in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Asa Newton
1748–1825
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

Sources (6)

  • Sybbil Witt, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Sybbil Witt, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Sybel in entry for Joseph Newton, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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Name Meaning

North German: nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from Middle Low German witte ‘white’.

South German: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Wittigo. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

English (Hampshire and Wiltshire): variant of White .

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

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