William Whitehead

about 1689–
of Elizabeth, Union, NJ

The Life Summary of William

William Whitehead was born about 1689. He married Hannah Schellenger on 3 May 1715.

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William Whitehead
1689–
Hannah Schellenger
1693–1786
Marriage: 3 May 1715

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1715Elizabethtown,, N.J.
  • Name Meaning

    1 English and Scottish: nickname for someone with fair or prematurely white hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + heved ‘head’.2 Irish (Connacht): erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ ( see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.3 Translated form of German Weisshaupt ( see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf ( see Weiskopf ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Canavan
    Weishaupt
    Weiskopf
    Whited
    Whitted
    Whittet

    Sources (1)

    • William Whitehead, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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