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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
- L. A. Whitehurst, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1892
- Mrs. John L. Whitehurst, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1948
- John A. Whitehurst, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1908
- J. S. Whitehurst, American politician, Mayor of Plant City, Florida, 1914-15
- George William Whitehurst (b. 1925), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Virginia 2nd District, 1969-87
- Mrs. Douglas Whitehurst, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1964
- 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
- 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
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- Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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- Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
- Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
- Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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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