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The ancestry of the name Bostick dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in Cheshire, where they derived their name from the township of Bostock, in the parish of Davenham.

Bostick Early Origins



The surname Bostick was first found in Cheshire at Bostock, a township, in the parish of Davenham, union and hundred of Northwich. "This place gave name to a family descended from Osmerus, lord of Bostock in the reign of William the Conqueror: the heiress of the elder branch brought the manor in the latter part of the 15th century to the Savages." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
"John Bostock, abbot of St. Alban's, a learned divine and poet in the time of Henry VI., was born [at Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire], and was commonly called John of Wheathampstead." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Bostick Spelling Variations


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Bostick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bostick have been found, including Bostock, Bowstock, Boast, Bostake, Bostick and many more.

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Bostick Early History


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Bostick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bostick research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1593, 1654, 1773 and 1846 are included under the topic Early Bostick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bostick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bostick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bostick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Bostick, or a variant listed above:

Bostick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Bostick, who settled in New England in 1729
  • Valentine Bostick, who landed in Georgia in 1741 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Henry Bostick, who settled in New England in 1779

Bostick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Levi Bostick, aged 52, who landed in Texas in 1829 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Absalom Bostick, who arrived in Texas in 1830 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • J B Bostick, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Bostick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lucretia Bostick, aged 22, who landed in America from Barbados, W. Indies, in 1905
  • Malvern Bostick, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1913
  • Kenrick Bostick, aged 42, who emigrated to America, in 1918
  • Mary Nuria Bostick, aged 0, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Ross Bostick, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bostick Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Daniel Bostick U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Isaac Bostick U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bostick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bostick (post 1700)



  • Thomas P. Bostick (b. 1956), American 53rd Chief of Engineers of the United States Army and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Henry Landers Bostick (1895-1968), born Henry Lipschitz, an American Major League Baseball infielder who played for the Philadelphia Athletics during the 1915 season
  • Brandon Bostick (b. 1989), American NFL football tight end for the Green Bay Packers
  • Mark Bostick, American president of Comcar Industries, benefactor to the Florida Gators athletics program, eponym of the Mark Bostick Golf Course
  • Winston H. Bostick (1916-1991), American physicist who discovered plasmoids, plasma focus, and plasma vortex phenomena
  • Sion Record Bostick (1819-1902), American soldier during the Texas Revolution, one of the Texas Army scouts who captured Antonio López de Santa Anna
  • Adam Bostick (b. 1983), American baseball player
  • Arthur R. Bostick, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Enfield, 1936 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Devon Kenneth-Thomas Bostick (b. 1991), Canadian actor, best known for his roles in the film Adoration, and as Rodrick Heffley in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies

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Suggested Readings for the name Bostick


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Suggested Readings for the name Bostick



  • Copleland, Bostick, Patton, and Allied Families by Virginia Copeland Jantz.
  • Our Family Circle Allie Elizabeth Miller.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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