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Whithorn Early Origins



The surname Whithorn was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1275 when Martin Withorn held estates in that shire.

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Whithorn Spelling Variations


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Whithorn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitehorn, Withorn, Witehorne, Whithorn, Whithorne, Withorne, Whythorne and many more.

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Whithorn Early History


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Whithorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whithorn research. Another 148 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1455, 1487, 1565, 1541, 1565, 1559 and 1565 are included under the topic Early Whithorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whithorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whithorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whithorn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whithorn In Ireland


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Whithorn In Ireland



Some of the Whithorn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Whithorn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Whithorn settled in New York in 1803
  • Eliza Whithorn, aged 23, arrived in New York, NY in 1803

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Whithorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whithorn 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.

    This page was last modified on 14 January 2017 at 12:13.

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