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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
- Charles David "Charlie" Whitehurst (b. 1955), former professional American NFL football quarterback, son of former NFL quarterback David Whitehurst
- Steven Whitehurst (b. 1967), American author, poet, and educator
- Charles David Whitehurst (b. 1955), German-born, American former NFL football quarterback
- George William Whitehurst (b. 1925), American professor and politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia's 2nd district (1969-1987)
- Jim Whitehurst, American Chief Executive Officer at Red Hat
- Rob Whitehurst (b. 1951), American production sound mixer and audio engineer
- Walter Richard Whitehurst (b. 1964), American former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher who played from 1989 through 1996
- 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
- Albert John Whitehurst (1898-1976), English footballer from Fenton
- William "Billy" Whitehurst (b. 1959), retired English professional footballer from Thurnscoe
- Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
- Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
- Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
- Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
- Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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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