Joyce DeWitt

by celebfan on April 21, 2016

LOS ANGELES - JUL 11:  Joyce DeWitt at the "Tab Hunter Confident

Birth Name: Joyce Anne DeWitt

Place of Birth: Wheeling, West Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 23, 1949

*Dutch, English, Swedish (father)
*Italian (mother)

Joyce DeWitt is an American actress. She is known for starring in the television situation comedy Three’s Company. She was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the suburb of Speedway.

Joyce’s paternal grandfather was Walter Partridge DeWitt (the son of Clarence Ernest DeWitt and Abbie Gertrude Partridge). Walter was of Dutch and English ancestry, and was the son of Clinton Edward DeWitt and Chloe L. Williams. Abbie was the daughter of Edward Everett Partridge and Elizabeth Jane Kinne.

Joyce’s paternal grandmother was Rose Anderson (the daughter of Charles Anderson and Alma Mellarder). Rose was of Swedish descent.

Joyce’s maternal grandparents were Querino “Weir” Branciarolli/Brancazio (who changed his surname to Branch) and Mary Domenica Devetorio/D’Vitterio/D’Vittorio. They were emigrants from Giulianova, Province of Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy.

Sources: Genealogy of Joyce DeWitt –

Genealogy of Joyce’s paternal grandfather, Walter Partridge DeWitt –

Obituary of Joyce’s mother –

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