Coverstone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Coverstone family
The surname Coverstone 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 Coverstone family
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Coverstone Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Covert, Coffert, Coverte, Cofferte, Couvert, Couverte, Coveret and many more.
Early Notables of the Coverstone family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Coverstone family
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 Coverstone (post 1700) +
- Dexter Coverstone, American politician, Mayor of Mattoon, Illinois, 1935-37 
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