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Doster Early Origins



The surname Doster was first found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat as and recorded on Tax Rolls.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 year 1280 when Henry le Dyester was on taxable records.

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Doster Spelling Variations


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Doster Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dyster, Dyetser, Digester, Dighester, Dister and others.

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Doster Early History


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Doster Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doster research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1322, 1325, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Doster History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Doster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Doster Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Doster 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: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Doster (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Doster (post 1700)



  • H. S. Doster, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908
  • George F. Doster, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Ohio State House of Representatives from Hamilton County, 1938
  • C. S. G. Doster, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896
  • Colonel William E. Doster, American lawyer who reluctantly assumed the defense of Lewis Thornton Powell, convicted Confederate States Army soldier who attempted to assassinate William H. Seward in April 1865
  • Reggie Doster (b. 1974), American football player, former XFL cornerback
  • David Eric Doster (b. 1970), American Major League Baseball second baseman who played from 1996 to 1999 for the Philadelphia Phillies
  • Merav Doster (b. 1976), Israeli female screenwriter, brest known for her work on Eyes Wide Open (2009)

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Doster Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Doster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Doster 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 15 September 2016 at 07:20.

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