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Gorse Early Origins



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

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Gorse Spelling Variations


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Gorse Spelling Variations



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

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Gorse Early History


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Gorse Early History



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.

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Gorse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gorse Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gorse 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: John Gosse and his wife settled in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1631; Christopher Gosse settled in Virginia in 1637; John Gosse settled in Barbados in 1660.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gorse (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gorse (post 1700)



  • H. C. Gorse, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1912

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Gorse Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Gorse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gorse 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 23 October 2015 at 10:48.

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