near the city of Dordecht. This very old city dates back to at least 1120 and one of the first records of the surname was Jan de Witte, a patrician who lived around 1295.
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of this family name include: Witt, Witte, De Witt, De Witte, De Wit, Dewitt and others.
From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Jacob Fransz de Witt (1548-1621), Burgemeester of Dordrecht, member of the States of Holland; Cornelis Fransz de Witt (1545-1622), Burgemeester and regent of Dordrecht, member of the States of Holland and West Friesland; Jacob de Witt, heer van... Another 105 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dewitt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.