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Withey Early Origins



The surname Withey was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Wotton Bassett in that shire, some say, before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Withey Spelling Variations


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Withey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Withy, Withey, Withie, Wythy, Wythie, Wythey, With, Wyth, Wythe and many more.

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Withey Early History


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Withey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Withey research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1632 and 100 are included under the topic Early Withey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Withey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Withey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 16 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Withey 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:

Withey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Isham Withey, who arrived in Virginia in 1662
  • August Withey, who landed in Virginia in 1663

Withey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eli Withey, who arrived in Illinois in 1856-1864
  • George Withey, who landed in Illinois in 1856-1864
  • James Withey, who landed in Illinois in 1856-1864
  • William Withey, who arrived in Illinois in 1856-1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Withey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Withey (post 1700)



  • Solomon Lewis Withey (1820-1886), United States federal judge
  • Chester "Chet" Withey (1887-1939), American silent film actor, director and screenwriter
  • Jeffree David "Jeff" Withey (b. 1990), American professional NBA basketball player
  • Graham Arnold Withey (b. 1960), English former professional footballer

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Withey Historic Events


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Withey Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Albert Thomas William Withey, British Stoker 1st Class, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died during the sinking

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Withey Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The Withey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Withey 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 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

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