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Where did the English Whiddon family come from? What is the English Whiddon family crest and coat of arms? When did the Whiddon family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Whiddon family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitton, Whitten, Whytten, Whytton, Wytton, Wytten, Witten, Witton, Wyton and many more.
First found in Roxburghshire in the lands of Whitton, in Morebattle parish. The first on record was John Wytton, prior of St. Andrews in 1285 A.D. Michael and Adam Wytton both rendered homage to King Edward I of England in his brief conquest of Scotland in 1296. Michael was chief forester of the Forest of Selkirk. His seal showed a deer running. Richard Wyttone, a dignitary of the Church also rendered homage.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whiddon research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1165, 1400, 1370, 1303, 1635 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Whiddon History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whiddon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Whiddon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Whiddon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Whiddon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Whiddon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whiddon 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.
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