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The surname Whetsell was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat on the lands of Whiteside from very early times.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Whiteside, Whitesides and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whetsell research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whetsell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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More information is included under the topic Early Whetsell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the Whetsell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Margeret Whiteside arrived with 4 children in New York in 1822; John and Ann arrived in New York State in 1803; Arthur, Stephen and William, all arrived in Philadelphia between 1830-60..

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  • Richard Whetsell (b. 1905), American Republican politician,Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Preston County, 1949-60; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1952, 1956
  • Clay B. Whetsell, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Elkins, West Virginia, 1941-44
  • Charles Whetsell, American Republican politician, Chair of Preston County Republican Party, 1969-73
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    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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