Peter Wittum1

#11167
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Nelle Belle Bridges

Family

Children 1.Hannah Wittum+4 (s 1668 - )
 2. Ruth Wittum+5 (s 1679 - )
From Old Kittery Families[lind;]This name appears also as Witham and in other forms. Peter Wittum and his wife Redicum (also Redigoe and Reddigon) are first mentioned in 1660. He had a grant in 1665. He lived a little north of Sturgeon Creek. Both are mentioned in 1698. He had wife Eunice in 1723. His family appears to have been:

Hannah m. Constant Rankin of York?
Peter b. 1657; m- (1) 1684 Agnes , (2) 3 Aug. 1713 Judith, dau. of Moses Gattensby and granddau. of John Gattensby.
Ruth m. Moses Bowdey 26 Nov. 1697.
Sarah m. William Saunders Dec. 1687; (2) George Brawn.
Ichabod, mentioned in 1675.
William, perhaps m. Mary Nason and lived in Dover. A William Wittum m. in Newington, N. H., 12 March 1717 Elizabeth Crockett and signed a petition there.
John, had a grant in 1703; m. Elizabeth Tidy 8 Jan. 1707-8

It is impossible to determine the family of Peter Wittum 2d. He had a son Ichabod, named in 1730. Other sons may have been James who m. Elizabeth Drown 12 March 1720, and Daniel who is mentioned with wife Hannah in 1729, and Samuel who witnessed a deed in 1723, and Eunice who m. about 1725, Richard Brawn and lived in York.

The children of John and Elizabeth (Tidy) Wittum were:
Elizabeth b. 13 Sept. 1708; John b. 25 May 1711 ; Zebulon b. 8 Aug. 1713; Eleazar b. 8 Dec. 1715; Gideon b. 21 Sept. 1717; James b. 16 June 1719; Nathaniel b. 23 Dec. 1721 and Katherine b. 10 Nov. 1723.2 
July 1730He was in Court in July 1730 at York, York Co., MaineB.3 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S1064] Everett Schermhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery Families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Leiston Journal Company, unknown publish date), 804. "This name appears also as Witham and in other forms. Peter Wittum and his wife Redicum (also Redigoe and Reddigon) are first mentioned in 1660. He had a grant in 1665. He lived a little north of Sturgeon Creek. Both are mentioned in 1698. He had wife Eunice in 1723. His family appears to have been:

    Hannah m. Constant Rankin of York?
    Peter b. 1657; m- (1) 1684 Agnes , (2) 3 Aug. 1713 Judith, dau. of Moses Gattensby and granddau. of John Gattensby.
    Ruth m. Moses Bowdey 26 Nov. 1697.
    Sarah m. William Saunders Dec. 1687; (2) George Brawn.
    Ichabod, mentioned in 1675.
    William, perhaps m. Mary Nason and lived in Dover. A William Wittum m. in Newington, N. H., 12 March 1717 Elizabeth Crockett and signed a petition there.
    John, had a grant in 1703; m. Elizabeth Tidy 8 Jan. 1707-8

    It is impossible to determine the family of Peter Witturri 2d. He had a son Ichabod, named in 1730. Other sons may have been James who m. Elizabeth Drown 12 March 1720, and Daniel who is mentioned with wife Hannah in 1729, and Samuel who witnessed a deed in 1723, and Eunice who m. about 1725, Richard Brawn and lived in York.

    The children of John and Elizabeth (Tidy) Wittum were:
    Elizabeth b. 13 Sept. 1708; John b. 25 May 1711 ; Zebulon b. 8 Aug. 1713; Eleazar b. 8 Dec. 1715; Gideon b. 21 Sept. 1717; James b. 16 June 1719; Nathaniel b. 23 Dec. 1721 and Katherine b. 10 Nov. 1723.. Hereinafter cited as Old Kittery Families.
  2. [S1064] Everett Schermhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery Families, p. 804.
  3. [S1312] Joseph C. Anderson II, "York County Warnings Out 1722–1760", The Maine Genealogist Volume 20 (1998):
    July 1730 Session
    To the constables of York
    Peter Wittum & Anniss his wife inhabitants of the town of Kittery came to reside in the town of York about the month of January last past & on the sixth day of March following were by order of the Select Men of sd town of York warned by Samuel Simpson . . . but [they] neglected to depart. One of the sd Constables accordingly the same day made his return that he had conveyed the sd Peter Wittum to the town of Kittery from whence he came, but that the sd Annis Wittum was not to be found.
    3 July 1730 [Box 39, folder 70].
  4. [S378] Lester Mackenzie Bragdon and John Eldridge Frost, "Vital Records of York, Maine", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 109 etc. (1955 etc.): 110:174, children of Constant Rankin and Hannah Wittam, dau. of Peter Wittam.
  5. [S1064] Everett Schermhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery Families, 804.[lind;]This name appears also as Witham and in other forms. Peter Wittum and his wife Redicum (also Redigoe and Reddigon) are first mentioned in 1660. He had a grant in 1665. He lived a little north of Sturgeon Creek. Both are mentioned in 1698. He had wife Eunice in 1723. His family appears to have been:

    Hannah m. Constant Rankin of York?
    Peter b. 1657; m- (1) 1684 Agnes , (2) 3 Aug. 1713 Judith, dau. of Moses Gattensby and granddau. of John Gattensby.
    Ruth m. Moses Bowdey 26 Nov. 1697.
    Sarah m. William Saunders Dec. 1687; (2) George Brawn.
    Ichabod, mentioned in 1675.
    William, perhaps m. Mary Nason and lived in Dover. A William Wittum m. in Newington, N. H., 12 March 1717 Elizabeth Crockett and signed a petition there.
    John, had a grant in 1703; m. Elizabeth Tidy 8 Jan. 1707-8

    It is impossible to determine the family of Peter Wittum 2d. He had a son Ichabod, named in 1730. Other sons may have been James who m. Elizabeth Drown 12 March 1720, and Daniel who is mentioned with wife Hannah in 1729, and Samuel who witnessed a deed in 1723, and Eunice who m. about 1725, Richard Brawn and lived in York.

    The children of John and Elizabeth (Tidy) Wittum were:
    Elizabeth b. 13 Sept. 1708; John b. 25 May 1711 ; Zebulon b. 8 Aug. 1713; Eleazar b. 8 Dec. 1715; Gideon b. 21 Sept. 1717; James b. 16 June 1719; Nathaniel b. 23 Dec. 1721 and Katherine b. 10 Nov. 1723.