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Where did the English Buckstone family come from? What is the English Buckstone family crest and coat of arms? When did the Buckstone family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Buckstone family history?The origins of the Buckstone name come from when the Anglo-Saxon tribes ruled over Britain. The name Buckstone was originally derived from a family having lived in the region of Buxton parishes in the diocese of Southwell and Norwich. It may also be derived from the town in Derbyshire where in Old English it was known as Buchestanes, meaning bowing stones.
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Buckstone include Buckston, Buxton, Buckstone and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buckstone research. Another 302 words(22 lines of text) covering the year 1400 is included under the topic Early Buckstone History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Buckstone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Buckstone Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Buckstone Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buckstone 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.
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