Early Origins of the Godstin family
Essex 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 year 1086 when Goodsoune was recorded in the Domesday Book.
Early History of the Godstin family
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Godstin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodson, Goodison, Gooderson, Goodisson, Goodsone, Godson, Godison, Goderson, Godisson, Gudgeon and many more.
Early Notables of the Godstin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Godstin family to the New World and Oceana
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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