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Where did the English Whitehurst family come from? What is the English Whitehurst family crest and coat of arms? When did the Whitehurst family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Whitehurst family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitehurst, Whitehest, Whiteherst, Whithurst, Whitherst and many more.
First found in Sussex, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitehurst research. Another 358 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1339, 1347, 1349, 1369, 1387, 1713, and 1788 are included under the topic Early Whitehurst History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Whitehurst Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Whitehurst Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- William Whitehurst, who sailed to Virginia in 1636
- Wm Whitehurst, who landed in Virginia in 1636
Whitehurst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Mary Whitehurst, who came to Virginia in 1720
- Mary Whitehurst, who arrived in Virginia in 1720
- Ensign Henry Purefoy Whitehurst Jr. (b. 1942), American crew member aboard the Astoria killed in action in August 1942, eponym of the USS Whitehurst (DE-634), a Buckley-class destroyer escort
- Walter Richard Whitehurst (b. 1964), American former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher who played from 1989 through 1996
- Rob Whitehurst (b. 1951), American production sound mixer and audio engineer
- Jim Whitehurst, American Chief Executive Officer at Red Hat
- George William Whitehurst (b. 1925), American professor and politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia's 2nd district (1969-1987)
- Charles David Whitehurst (b. 1955), German-born, American former NFL football quarterback
- Daniel H. Whitehurst, American politician, Delegate to Florida State Constitutional Convention from Monroe County, 1865
- D. W. Whitehurst, American politician, Mayor of Key West, Florida, 1868-69
- A. J. Whitehurst, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1960
- Mrs. Douglas Whitehurst, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1964
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- Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
- Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
- 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).
- Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
- Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
- Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
The Whitehurst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitehurst 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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