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Early Origins of the Gosman family

The surname Gosman was first found in Austria, where the name Gussmann came from humble beginnings in early times but later gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the area's medieval society. Eventually the family achieved prominence by forming a number of branches and acquiring distant estates, thereby elevating their social status.

Early History of the Gosman family

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Gosman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gutzmann, Gutzmar, Gutzmer, Gussman, Gusmann, Guzmann, Guzman, Gusman, Gussman, Guessmann, Gossmann, Goessmann, Guessman, Gosman, Goesman, Guetzmann, Gotzmann, Goetzmann, Guetzman, Gotzman, Goetzman and many more.

Early Notables of the Gosman family

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United States Gosman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gosman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Gosman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Gosman (post 1700) +

  • Robert F. Gosman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1964 [2]
  • Jonathan B. Gosman, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Tompkins County, 1829-30 [2]
  • George M. Gosman (1893-1981), American politician, Lieutenant Governor of Montana, 1953-57 [2]
  • Frederick H. Gosman, American Democratic Party politician, Postmaster at Shreveport, Louisiana, 1915-19 [2]

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from on Facebook