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Dyster Early Origins



The surname Dyster 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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Dyster Spelling Variations


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Dyster Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Dyster has undergone many spelling variations, including Dyster, Dyetser, Digester, Dighester, Dister and others.

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Dyster Early History


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Dyster Early History



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

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Dyster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dyster Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dyster 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Dyster were among those contributors:

Dyster Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Joshua Dyster, who landed in America in 1809

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dyster (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dyster (post 1700)



  • Fred Dyster, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1940; Candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles, California, 1945

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Dyster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dyster 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 9 October 2015 at 11:40.

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