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Witty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Witty family


The surname Witty was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Witty family


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Witty Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitty, Witty and others.

Early Notables of the Witty family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Witty family to Ireland


Some of the Witty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Witty family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Witty Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Humphrey Witty, who arrived in Maryland in 1668 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Witty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Witty, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Robert Witty, aged 38, who settled in America, in 1894

Witty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Loraine Witty, aged 14, who landed in America, in 1908
  • James Witty, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from Monley, England, in 1909
  • May Witty, aged 32, who landed in America from Monley, England, in 1909
  • Eveline Witty, aged 20, who landed in America from Hull, England, in 1909
  • Alice Witty, aged 20, who landed in America from Dalston, England, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Witty Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Witty, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1774

Witty Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Gerald Witty, aged 24, who emigrated to St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1919

Witty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • W. Witty, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Childe Harold" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHILDE HAROLD 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849ChildeHarold.htm
  • James Witty, aged 33, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml

Witty Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Witty, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cresswell" in 1856

Contemporary Notables of the name Witty (post 1700)


  • William Irwin Witty (b. 1853), American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Rockingham County, 1909-14
  • Lee T. Witty (1859-1931), American Democrat politician, Real estate business; Immigration agent for Missouri Pacific Railroad; Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Scotland County, 1903-06, 1923-24, 1927-31
  • G. W. Witty, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888
  • Frank Witty, American politician, Independent Candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1932
  • Christine "Chris" Diane Witty (b. 1975), American speed skater and racing cyclist
  • Sir Andrew Philip Witty (b. 1964), English businessman, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline
  • George Witty (1856-1941), English-born, New Zealand Member of Parliament for Riccarton
  • John Witty (1915-1990), British film and television actor

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHILDE HAROLD 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849ChildeHarold.htm
  3. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml

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