Whitehead Family Heritage
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Whitehead Family Heritage 1739 to 1939 – History and Genealogy. PDF eBook English 10.3 MB. 2002. The Whitehead family legend dates the family name back to the year 1066 with ancient ties to Scotland. The vital information in this eBook begins with Richard and Mary (nee Grigsby) Whitehead of Stockbury, Kent, England with 200 years of descendants listed. Of their 11 children 5 were sons. Four of the sons have known lineage that indicate a total of 36 children between them. Of these 36 children 20 were sons that carried on the Whitehead family name. Yes, Richard and Mary Whitehead had 20 grandsons and 16 granddaughters! One grandson named Moses Whitehead immigrated to Canada about 1837, and married Catherine Wedge in 1847. Family legend is that Catherine descended from a “Noble Woman” named Tawanga of the Cayuga Tribe. The lengthy Ahnentafel ancestor table from Richard and Mary is contained in this eBook. There are many rare family photographs, documents, and the eBook is referenced for further research. Many Whitehead families may link back to Richard “of Stockbury”!