Golstein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Golstein family
The surname Golstein was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, 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 1273 when Hugh, Michael and Ralph Goldstone held estates in that shire.
Important Dates for the Golstein family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Golstein research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1733, 1797, 1636, 1684, 1679, 1760, 1816, 1808, 1816 and 1812 are included under the topic Early Golstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Golstein Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gouldston, Goulston, Goldston, Goulston, Goulson, Gouldson, Goldson, Golstone, Gouldstone, Gulston, Guldston, Gulson, Gulderson, Goolston and many more.
Early Notables of the Golstein family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Golstein family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mary Gouldson, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1634; Henery Gouldson and his wife Anne Gouldston, who arrived in New England in 1634 aboard the ".
Contemporary Notables of the name Golstein (post 1700)
- Herbert Golstein, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964 
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