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Whetsell Early Origins



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.

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Whetsell Spelling Variations


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Whetsell Spelling Variations



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

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Whetsell Early History


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Whetsell Early History



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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Whetsell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whetsell Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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Whetsell In Ireland


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Whetsell In Ireland



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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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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Contemporary Notables of the name Whetsell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whetsell (post 1700)



  • 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    2. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Whetsell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whetsell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 22 April 2016 at 13:59.

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