Gorsline History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Gorsline family
The surname Gorsline was first found in Staffordshire where they acquired lands in 1130, after the Norman invasion.
Early History of the Gorsline family
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Gorsline Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gosse, Goss, Joss, Jose and others.
Early Notables of the Gorsline family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gorsline family
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Gorsline (post 1700) +
- William R. Gorsline, American politician, Justice of Colorado Territorial Supreme Court, 1866-70 
- William R. Gorsline, American politician, Circuit Judge in Wisconsin 4th Circuit, 1853-58 
- William D. Gorsline, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Herkimer County, 1880-81 
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