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Multiple Origins for the Surname Whitener



Whitener Early Origins



The surname Whitener was first found in Roxburghshire in the lands of Whitton, in Morebattle parish. The first on record was John Wytton, prior of St. Andrews in 1285 A.D. Michael and Adam Wytton both rendered homage to King Edward I of England in his brief conquest of Scotland in 1296. Michael was chief forester of the Forest of Selkirk. His seal showed a deer running. Richard Wyttone, a dignitary of the Church also rendered homage.

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Whitener Spelling Variations


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Whitener Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitton, Whitten, Whytten, Whytton, Wytton, Wytten, Witten, Witton, Wyton and many more.

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Whitener Early History


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Whitener Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitener research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1165, 1400, 1370, 1303, 1635 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Whitener History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whitener Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitener Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whitener 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:

Whitener Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Geo. M. Whitener, aged 26, who settled in America, in 1904
  • Harry Whitener, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Alix Whitener, aged 7, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Henry L. Whitener, aged 37, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Paula Whitener, aged 32, who emigrated to America, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitener (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitener (post 1700)



  • Todd Whitener (b. 1978), American musician best known from his work with the bands Days of the New and Tantric
  • Aaron Sherrill Whitener, American immigrant to Texas from Mississippi in 1853 where he founded the Whitener Ranch, one of the oldest continuously owned family ranches in the state of Texas
  • Paul Austin Wayne Whitener (1911-1959), American landscape painter, founder and director of the Hickory Museum of Art (1944-1959)
  • Basil Lee Whitener (1915-1989), American politician, Democratic U.S. Representative from North Carolina between 1957 and 1968
  • Steven D. Whitener, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1992 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gary Whitener, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1996 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Basil Lee Whitener (1915-1989), American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1941 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Amidas A. Whitener (b. 1874), American Republican politician, Mayor of Hickory, North Carolina, 1900; Candidate for U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1914, 1924; Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1924 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Aaron Whitener (b. 1981), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2004 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Whitener Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  11. ...

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