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Whitney Genealogy & History

Whitney is a locational English name, referring to someone from places Whitneny, Witenie, or Whyteneye. Derived from Old English "hwitan", meaning white, with the suffic "eg", meaning island, these were places where the land was surrounded by white-water streams. English Whitney family history is found in Whitney, Herefordshire, where Harold de Whitney held the Lordship of Whiteney. The family was described as knightly and founded by Eustace de Whitney. Welsh history was located in Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. Their motto, "volens et valens", means "willing and able". American Whitney genealogy dates to 1635 in Massachusetts and includes Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin.

Whitney Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Gordon Whitney-- --, 1922April 18,2006MA
Baerbel Whitney-- --, 1936October 25,2007FL
C Bernice Whitney-- --, 1919December 24,2006CA
D Laverne Whitney-- --, 1925July 8,1997OH

Whitney Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Bune Whitney-- --, 1915June 19,2007Mediapolis,IA
Fairly Whitney-- --, 1912November 15,1991Indianapolis,IN
Gabriella Whitney-- --, 1925May 15,1997Trinidad,CO
H Lynn Whitney-- --, 1915February 9,2010Denver,CO

Whitney Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Alvester WhitneyJacquelin MorganMay 29,1983Wake, NC
Corey WhitneyLashawn BoothNovember 22,2006Wake, NC
Dudley WhitneyStephanie BarrettOctober 2,1984Wake, NC
Thomas WhitneyLinda MicksAugust 23,1975Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Whitney

739th: McIntosh740th: Pruitt
741st: Michael742nd: Bentley
743rd: Everett744th: McCann
745th: Pugh746th: Vargas
747th: Davies748th: Hayden

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