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The surname Whitsell was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat on the lands of Whiteside from very early times.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Whiteside, Whitesides and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitsell research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whitsell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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More information is included under the topic Early Whitsell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the Whitsell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 211 words (15 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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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Margeret Whiteside arrived with 4 children in New York in 1822; John and Ann arrived in New York State in 1803; Arthur, Stephen and William, all arrived in Philadelphia between 1830-60..

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  • Karissa Whitsell (b. 1981), American four-time medalist blind cyclist at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece
  • David A. Whitsell (1936-1999), American NFL football cornerback who played from 1958 to 1969
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    1. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Whitsell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitsell 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 March 2016 at 07:43.

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