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The surname Whitsey was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitty, Witty and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitsey research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1097, 1493, 1586, and 1769 are included under the topic Early Whitsey History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Whitsey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Whitsey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Whitty was a shoreman in possession of property at Tor Bay, Newfoundland, in 1764; John Whitty settled in Virginia in 1656; John Whitty arrived in Philadelphia in 1856..
The Whitsey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitsey 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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