Whitehurst History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Whitehurst family

The surname Whitehurst was first found in Sussex, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Whitehurst family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitehurst research. Another 173 words (12 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 and printed products wherever possible.

Whitehurst Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitehurst, Whitehest, Whiteherst, Whithurst, Whitherst and many more.

Early Notables of the Whitehurst family (pre 1700)

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United States Whitehurst migration to the United States +

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
  • William Whitehurst, who landed in Virginia in 1636 [1]
Whitehurst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Mary Whitehurst, who settled in Virginia in 1720
  • Mary Whitehurst, who arrived in Virginia in 1720 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Whitehurst (post 1700) +

  • 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
  • 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
  • Daniel H. Whitehurst, American politician, Delegate to Florida State Constitutional Convention from Monroe County, 1865 [2]
  • D. W. Whitehurst, American politician, Mayor of Key West, Florida, 1868-69 [2]
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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