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Wittry, Witry, Vitry: A Family History

By: Eugene J. Wittry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1996

Seller ID: W0602

ISBN: 0788406027

Condition: 488 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1996, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 488 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book traces the known members of a family whose documented origin is in Luxembourg in the late 16th century. The family name originates from a Roman villa named Victoriacus which was located in today's Champagne region of France. By the late 17th century the name Victoriacus had evolved into many variations, including Vitry-sur Orne, the name of a town in northern France. This is the immediate origin for the name Vitry or Witry. From these roots, the name has taken on a variety of spellings due to regional influences, in particular the Wittry spelling common to the United States.The autho... View more info

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Wittry, Witry, Vitry: The Family Tree, 2007

By: Eugene J. Wittry

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: W4567

ISBN: 0788445677

Condition: 612 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 612 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This family tree of the Wittry/Witry/Vitry family begins with Peter Witry, born circa 1575 in Budange, France (formerly a part of Luxembourg), and includes fourteen generations. Each individual family has a sequence number, and is listed as an atomic family-father, mother, children, and spouses of the children. If one of the parents remarried, the second marriage and its children are listed immediately after the original family. Information about 9,000 people, including dates and locations of birth, marriage and death, occupations, villages/cities of residence, and other items of interest are ... View more info