Coverston History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Coverston family
The surname Coverston was first found in Sussex
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.
Early History of the Coverston family
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Coverston Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Covert, Coffert, Coverte, Cofferte, Couvert, Couverte, Coveret and many more.
Early Notables of the Coverston family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Coverston family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Coverston (post 1700)
- Thomas W. Coverston, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1920 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
Coverston Family Crest Products
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html