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Witherspoon Family History

Witherspoon Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Witherspoon Families

Witherspoon census records

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Witherspoon Family Origin

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Witherspoon Family Occupations

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Military Service by Witherspoon

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