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Where did the English Witten family come from? What is the English Witten family crest and coat of arms? When did the Witten family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Witten family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitton, Whitten, Whytten, Whytton, Wytton, Wytten, Witten, Witton, Wyton and many more.
First found in Roxburghshire in the lands of Whitton, in Morebattle parish. The first on record was John Wytton, prior of St. Andrews in 1285 A.D. Michael and Adam Wytton both rendered homage to King Edward I of England in his brief conquest of Scotland in 1296. Michael was chief forester of the Forest of Selkirk. His seal showed a deer running. Richard Wyttone, a dignitary of the Church also rendered homage.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Witten research. Another 151 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1165, 1303, 1370, and 1400 are included under the topic Early Witten History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 21 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Witten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Witten Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Witten Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Witten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Witten Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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