Good day, I am a descendant of Mrs. Romelia Wither.

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Romelia must have traveled to Spain at some point in the late seventeenth century.


She was born around 1660. She married Mr. Eliecer de Silva y de Ghwyzup. I would appreciate any information on her origins. Thank you. José

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Her surname is midieval English with variations in spelling such as Wider, Wither, Withur, and Withers. Two posssible origns would be from the Norse male personal name "Vitharr", or the Old Danish form "Withar". More details are at

Do you happen to know what country she was from or have an estimate of her birth year?
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
Thank you for your answer, Frank.

I believe she was from England, but possibly Spain. I estimate her birth year as 1600.



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