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Whitsitt Early Origins



The surname Whitsitt 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.

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Whitsitt Spelling Variations


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Whitsitt Spelling Variations



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

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Whitsitt Early History


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Whitsitt Early History



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

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Whitsitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitsitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Whitsitt In Ireland


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Whitsitt In Ireland



Some of the Whitsitt 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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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whitsitt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William H. Whitsitt, aged 32, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • Harold Whitsitt, aged 25, who arrived in America, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitsitt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitsitt (post 1700)



  • William Heth Whitsitt, American Baptist preacher, eponym of The Whitsitt Controversy
  • Bob Whitsitt, American retired sports executive for the NBA and NFL, former General Manager for: the Seattle SuperSonics, the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks
  • Joshua Thomas Hoskins Whitsitt (1870-1943), Irish-born, Australian politician, Member of the Australian Parliament for Darwin (1922-1925)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
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    The Whitsitt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitsitt 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 22 May 2014 at 12:39.

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