Daniel DeWitt

1746–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Daniel

Daniel DeWitt was born in 1746, in Virginia, United States. He had at least 2 sons with Margery Ruddell.

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Daniel DeWitt
1746–
Margery Ruddell
1763–1785
Isaac Dewitt
1781–
John Dewitt
1782–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Isaac Dewitt

    Male1781–Male

    John Dewitt

    Male1782–Male

World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 12

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 34

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, for example in Altmark, Mecklenburg, and Saxony.

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

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