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Whitcomb Early Origins



The surname Whitcomb was first found in Shropshire where Berwick Mavesyn was settled in Morey. In ancient times, they moved to Wydecombe in Devon.

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Whitcomb Spelling Variations


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Whitcomb Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Widdicombe, Witchcombe, Whitcombe, Wydecombe and others.

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Whitcomb Early History


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Whitcomb Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitcomb research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whitcomb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whitcomb Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitcomb Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Whitcomb Notables 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 were:

Whitcomb Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Whitcomb, who landed in Lancaster, Massachusetts in 1654 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Whitcomb, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1665 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Whitcomb Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Whitcomb, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1791 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Whitcomb Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Whitcomb, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Whitcomb Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Whitcomb, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "David Malcolm" in 1848 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DAVID MALCOLM - EMIGRANT SHIP - 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848DavidMalcolm.htm

Whitcomb Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Whitcomb, aged 28, a painter, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • Matilda Whitcomb, aged 24, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • Emma J. Whitcomb, aged 6, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • Elizabeth Whitcomb, aged 3, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • William Whitcomb, aged 9 months, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitcomb (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitcomb (post 1700)



  • Edgar Doud Whitcomb (1917-2016), American politician, 43rd Governor of Indiana (1969-1973)
  • R. Steven Whitcomb, retired United States Army Lieutenant General, Inspector General in the Office of The Inspector General
  • George Dexter Whitcomb (1834-1914), American manufacturer, founder of the town of Glendora, California and the Whitcomb Locomotive Works
  • Cynthia Whitcomb, American Emmy Award nominated, Writers Guild of America winning television writer
  • Aber Whitcomb (b. 1977), American CTO of MindJolt, former CTO and a founder of MySpace
  • Lot Whitcomb (1807-1857), American entrepreneur who built the first steamship on the Willamette River in 1851
  • Jon Whitcomb (1906-1988), American illustrator
  • James Whitcomb (1795-1852), American politician, Democratic United States Senator, eighth Governor of Indiana (1843 to 1848)
  • Richard T. Whitcomb (1921-2009), American aeronautical engineer with significant contributions to the science of aerodynamics, recipient of the NASA Distinguished Service Medal (1956), Howard N. Potts Medal (1979), inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame (2003)
  • Christopher Whitcomb, American author and former member of the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team
  • ... (Another 28 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Whitcomb


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Suggested Readings for the name Whitcomb



  • The John Whitcomb Family in Indiana, and Interrelated Branches, 1830-1978 by Margaret Whitcomb Baird.
  • Yankee Heritage, a Sisson Ancestry by Brian J.L. Berry.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DAVID MALCOLM - EMIGRANT SHIP - 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848DavidMalcolm.htm

Other References

  1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  11. ...

The Whitcomb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitcomb 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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