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Whittom Early Origins



The surname Whittom was first found in Shropshire where Berwick Mavesyn was settled in Morey. In ancient times, they moved to Wydecombe in Devon.

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Whittom Spelling Variations


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Whittom Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Widdicombe, Witchcombe, Whitcombe, Wydecombe and others.

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Whittom Early History


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Whittom Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whittom research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whittom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whittom Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whittom Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Whittom 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 or some of its variants were: Elizabeth Widdicamp who settled in Mississippi in 1820; John Widdicombe arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1843; Thomas Widdicombe arrived in Philadelphia in 1850..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whittom (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whittom (post 1700)



  • David Whittom, Canadian boxer at the 2012 Youth World Amateur Boxing Championships
  • Hazen Whittom, Canadian politician, Mayor of Hope, Quebec

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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. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. 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).
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Whittom Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whittom 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 8 July 2015 at 14:50.

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