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Bowstain Early Origins



The surname Bowstain was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bowstain Spelling Variations


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Bowstain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Boston, Bouston, Bowstone, Bostown, Bostowne, Bostoun, Bawston, Bauston, Bawstone, Baustone, Bowsting, Bowstain and many more.

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Bowstain Early History


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Bowstain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bowstain research. Another 339 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1634, 1638, 1676 and 1732 are included under the topic Early Bowstain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bowstain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bowstain Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bowstain Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Boston settled in Virginia in 1643; Joseph Boston settled in Maryland in 1728; followed by Thomas in 1731; Mr. Boston settled in San Francisco, Cal. in 1850..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Bowstain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bowstain 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.

    This page was last modified on 19 November 2013 at 07:08.

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