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Early Origins of the Gosnell family


The surname Gosnell was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century.

Early History of the Gosnell family


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Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1447, 1455, 1487, 1571, 1607, 1507, 1554, 1547, 1553, 1172, 1560 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Gosnell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gosnell Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gosnold, Gosney, Gosnall, Gossney, Gossnold, Goosney, Goozney, Goozeney, Goozenay, Gosnolde, Goznall and many more.

Early Notables of the Gosnell family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Bartholomew Gosnold (1571-1607), an English lawyer, explorer, and privateer who was instrumental in founding the Virginia Company of London, and Jamestown in colonial America. He led the first recorded European expedition...
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Migration of the Gosnell family to Ireland


Some of the Gosnell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 103 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Gosnell family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gosnell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Eliza Gosnell, who landed in Virginia in 1653 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Marg Gosnell, who arrived in Virginia in 1653 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • William Gosnell, who landed in Virginia in 1658 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Gosnell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Frank Gosnell, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896
  • Mrs. Frank Gosnell, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1896
  • Mr. Frank Gosnell, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1896

Gosnell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • H. Gosnell, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Harry Gosnell, aged 33, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Mary Gosnell, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Harry Gosnell, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Thomas Gosnell, aged 22, who emigrated to America from Boyle, Ireland, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gosnell Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Gosnell, aged 23, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Levant Star" from Cork, Ireland
  • Norry Gosnell, aged 23, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Levant Star" from Cork, Ireland

Contemporary Notables of the name Gosnell (post 1700)


  • Beth Gosnell (b. 1965), born Baby Enslen, American actress, known for her work in Witch (2014), Semiotics (2014) and I Almost Remember (2014)
  • Bradley Gosnell, American actor, known for his work in The Smurfs (2011), Scooby-Doo (2002) and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
  • Raja Raymond Gosnell (b. 1958), American film director and editor, known for Big Momma's House (2000), Never Been Kissed (1999) and Scooby-Doo (2002)
  • Jack Gosnell, American diplomat, US Consul General to St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Thomas J. Gosnell, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas H. Gosnell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sanford N. Gosnell, American Republican politician, Minister; Postmaster at Gosnell, Oklahoma, 1901-02; Frederick, Oklahoma, 1902-03 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Albert Arthur Gosnell (1880-1972), English international footballer
  • James Fredrick "Fred" Gosnell (1918-1986), Canadian politician, Mayor of London, Ontario, from 1971 to 1972
  • James "Jim" Gosnell, Australian rules footballer who played with West Perth in the West Australian Football League from 1918 to 1920, inducted into the West Australian Football Hall of Fame
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  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 http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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