Peter Witten

21 June 1786–22 June 1855 (Age 69)
Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Witten was born on 21 June 1786, in Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States, his father, Phillip W. Witten, was 39 and his mother, Ruth Dickerson, was 37. He married Rachel Bowen on 20 January 1807, in Wittens, Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. He died on 22 June 1855, in Wittens, Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Witten Cemetery, Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Witten
1786–1855
Rachel Bowen
1785–1874
Marriage: 20 January 1807
Ruth Witten
1807–1836
Ann B Witten
1809–1884
Vashti Witten
1811–1879
Mary D. 'Polly' Witten
1814–1901
John Nicklin Witten
1816–1905
James Witten
1818–1898
Amanda Witten
1820–
Jeremiah B Witten
1821–1898
Thomas Witten
1821–1874
Rachel B Witten
1825–1909
Deborah Witten
1827–1856
Temperance Neff Witten ,twin
1830–1901
Joseph Witten ,twin
1830–1918
Witten
1831–
Julia Witten
1833–

Spouse and Children

    Male1786–1855Male

    Rachel Bowen

    Female1785–1874Female

MARRIAGE
20 January 1807
Wittens, Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 2

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1808

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Witte .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Witten, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Peter Witten, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Peter Whitton, "United States Census, 1850"

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