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Where did the Belgium Gosne family come from? What is the Belgium Gosne family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gosne family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gosne family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Goene, Gosne, Goens, Gone, Gonel, Guene, Guenet, Guenot, Gueny, Gohn, Kohn and many more.
First found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Liege, a province in Belgium, center of Walloon country. Within this province the notable towns are Liege, the capital city, seat of the great cathedral of St.Lambert destroyed in 1794. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gosne research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the year 1548 is included under the topic Early Gosne History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Gosne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Many settlers were recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.
The Gosne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gosne 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.
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