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Early Origins of the Gorse family


The surname Gorse was first found in Staffordshire where they acquired lands in 1130, after the Norman invasion.

Early History of the Gorse family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gorse research.
Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1195, 1202, 1205, 1327, 1359, 1400, and 1402 are included under the topic Early Gorse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gorse Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gosse, Goss, Joss, Jose and others.

Early Notables of the Gorse family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gorse family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gorse Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Thomas Gorse, aged 44, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Olympic" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q2-X2J : 6 December 2014), Thomas Gorse, 24 Feb 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Alfred Gorse, aged 37, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Niagara" from Bordeaux, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J649-42G : 6 December 2014), Alfred Gorse, 03 Dec 1919; citing departure port Bordeaux, arrival port New York, ship name Niagara, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Clara N. Gorse, aged 54, originally from Accrington, England, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Imperator" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6DZ-P3F : 6 December 2014), Clara N. Gorse, 11 Jul 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Imperator, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Maggie Gorse, aged 29, originally from St. Helens, England, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Aquitania" from Liverpool, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66M-YY9 : 6 December 2014), Maggie Gorse, 24 Jul 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Hazel Gorse, aged 3, originally from St. Helens, England, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Aquitania" from Liverpool, England [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66M-YYS : 6 December 2014), Hazel Gorse, 24 Jul 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Gorse (post 1700)


  • H. C. Gorse, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1912 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q2-X2J : 6 December 2014), Thomas Gorse, 24 Feb 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J649-42G : 6 December 2014), Alfred Gorse, 03 Dec 1919; citing departure port Bordeaux, arrival port New York, ship name Niagara, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6DZ-P3F : 6 December 2014), Clara N. Gorse, 11 Jul 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Imperator, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66M-YY9 : 6 December 2014), Maggie Gorse, 24 Jul 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66M-YYS : 6 December 2014), Hazel Gorse, 24 Jul 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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