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Whitmarsh Early Origins



The surname Whitmarsh was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. 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 13th century when they held lands.

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Whitmarsh Spelling Variations


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Whitmarsh Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitmarsh, Witmarsh, Whitmoss, Witmass, Whitmass and others.

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Whitmarsh Early History


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Whitmarsh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitmarsh research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Whitmarsh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whitmarsh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitmarsh Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Whitmarsh 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:

Whitmarsh Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alice Whitmarsh, who settled in Massachusetts in 1635
  • John Whitmarsh, who settled in Massachusetts in 1635
  • Nicholas Whitmarsh, who landed in Weymouth, Massachusetts in 1659
  • James Whitmarsh, who arrived in South Carolina between the years 1670-1694

Whitmarsh Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nathl Whitmarsh, who arrived in Boston in 1763

Whitmarsh Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Z Whitmarsh, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitmarsh (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitmarsh (post 1700)



  • Martin Whitmarsh (b. 1958), American CEO of the McLaren Formula One team
  • Mike Whitmarsh (1962-2009), American volleyball player, his most recent award is AVP Lifetime Achievement in 2004
  • Zachary Whitmarsh (b. 1977), Canadian Olympic track and field athlete

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Whitmarsh Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    The Whitmarsh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitmarsh 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 9 June 2014 at 20:28.

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