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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Witt Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Witt Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Witt family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Witt

Katarina WittWiki Katarina Witt (born December 3, 1965) is a German figure skater.
Alicia WittWiki Alicia Roanne Witt (born August 21, 1975) is an American film, stage, television actress and singer.
Johan de WittWiki Johan de Witt, "heer van Zuid- en Noord-Linschoten, Snelrewaard, Hekendorp and IJsselveere" (Dordrecht, Netherlands, 24 September 1625 ? The Hague, Netherlands, 20 August 1672) was a key figure in Dutch politics at a time when the Republic of the United Provinces was one of the Great Powers in Europe, dominating trade routes and thus one of the wealthiest and mightiest nations in the world.
Mike WittWiki Michael Atwater "Mike" Witt (born July 20, 1960 in Fullerton, California) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Alexander WittWiki Alexander B.
Cornelis de WittWiki Cornelis de Witt (15 June 1623 ? 20 August 1672) was a Dutch politician.
Simeon De WittWiki Simeon De Witt (December 25, 1756 Wawarsing, Ulster County, New York - December 3, 1834 Ithaca, New York, Tompkins County, New York) was Geographer and Surveyor General of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and Surveyor General of the State of New York for the fifty years from 1784 until his death.
Alex WittWiki Alex Witt, born April 9, 1964 in Los Angeles, California U.
Brendan WittWiki Brendan Witt (born February 20, 1975) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and alternate captain, currently for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Holly WittWiki Holly Witt (born December 10, 1968 in Lima, Pennsylvania) is an American model and actress.
Liza WittWiki Liza Witt is an Australian singer/actress who was best known in the 1990s as a member of the pop music group Teen Queens.
Fritz WittWiki Fritz Witt (25 May 1908 ? 14 June 1944) was a German Waffen-SS officer who served with the 1.
Andries de WittWiki Andries de Witt (16 June 1573, Dordrecht - 26 November 1637, Dordrecht) was Grand Pensionary of Holland between 1619 and 1621.
Robert WittWiki Sir Robert Clermont Witt, CBE (1872 ? 1952) was a British art historian, who, along with Samuel Courtauld and Lord Lee of Fareham, was a co-founder of the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.
Marcos WittWiki Marcos Witt (born May 19, 1962), is an American four-time Latin Grammy Award-winning Christian singer.
Alexander De WittWiki Alexander DeWitt (April 2, 1798 ? January 13, 1879) was a 19th century American politician from the state of Massachusetts.
Jacob H. De WittWiki Jacob Hasbrouck De Witt (October 2, 1784 ? January 30, 1867) was a U.
Francis B. De WittWiki Francis Byron De Witt (March 11, 1849 - March 21, 1929) was a U.
Andrew P. WittWiki Andrew Paul Witt (born 1982) is a Senior Airman in the United States Air Force who was convicted and sentenced to death for the murders of a fellow Airman and his wife while he was an avionics technician in the 116th Air Control Wing at Robins Air Force Base.
Jacob de WittWiki Jacob de Witt, "heer van Manezee, Melissant and Comstryen" (Dordrecht 7 February 1589 ? Dordrecht 10 January 1674) was a burgomaster of Dordrecht and the son of a timber merchant.
Franz Xaver WittWiki Franz Xaver Witt (February 9 1834 ? December 2 1888) was a Catholic priest, church musician, and composer.
Elise WittWiki Elise Witt is a singer who "was born in Switzerland, raised in North Carolina and since 1977 has made her home in Atlanta, Georgia".