Janneke Witte

25 January 1739–
Tholen, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Janneke

Janneke Witte was christened on 25 January 1739, in Tholen, Zeeland, Netherlands as the daughter of Cornelis Symonsz Witte and Maria de Vos.

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Cornelis Symonsz Witte
Maria de Vos
Pieternella Witte
Janneke Witte
Maria Witte
Adriana Witte
Pieter Cornelisz Witte

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World Events (7)


England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.

A four year war with England was fought.

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Name Meaning

1 North German: variant of Witt 1.2 Dutch: nickname for someone with white or blonde hair or an unusually pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte ‘white’.3 English: variant of White .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jannetie Witte, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Janneke Witte - Church record: Christening record or certificate: christening: 25 January 1739; Tholen, Zeeland, Netherlands

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