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Multiple Origins for the Surname Goss


English


Goss Early Origins



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

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Goss Spelling Variations


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Goss Spelling Variations



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

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Goss Early History


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Goss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goss 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 Goss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Goss 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 were:

Goss Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Goss who arrived in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1631
  • Jane Goss, who arrived in Virginia in 1656 [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)
  • Henry Goss, who arrived in Maryland in 1658
  • Henry Goss, who arrived in Maryland 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)
  • John Goss, who arrived in Maryland in 1672 [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)

Goss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Adam Goss, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1740
  • Carl Goss, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749
  • Carl Goss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [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)
  • Stephan Goss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [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)
  • Johannes Goss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Goss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • S W Goss, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [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)
  • Michael Goss, who setted in San Francisco in 1852
  • Herman Goss, who landed in New York in 1874 [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)
  • Carl, Francis, John, Patrick, Robert, Stephan, and Thomas Goss, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1749 and 1876

Goss Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Giles Goss, who settled in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1703 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Solomon Goss, who settled in Torbay, Newfoundland in 1756 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Richard Goss, who arrived in Bishop's Cove, Newfoundland before 1775 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Mr. Charles Goss U.E. who settled in Magaguadavic River, Saint George, New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Cape Ann Association [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Samuel Goss U.E. who settled in Magaguadavic River, Saint George, New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Cape Ann Association [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Goss Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Goss, who landed in Canada in 1829
  • Samuel Blake Goss, who arrived in Canada in 1834

Goss Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Goss, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • Elizabeth Goss, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • Ann Goss, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • Mary Grace Goss, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • Eliza Goss, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Goss Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Samuel George Goss, aged 38, a carpenter, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Sarah Goss, aged 37, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • William Goss, aged 9, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Ernest Goss, aged 6, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • George Samuel Goss, aged 4, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goss (post 1700)



  • William J. Goss, American politician, Mayor of Glendale, California, 1939-41
  • W. M. Goss, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940
  • Tony D. Goss, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 30th District, 2000, 2002
  • Steven G. Goss, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 97th District, 1998
  • Sister Eugene Goss, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1992
  • Porter J. Goss (b. 1938), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Florida, 1989-2004; Director of Central Intelligence, 2004-06
  • Matthew Goss, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008
  • Patricia B. Goss, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008
  • Martin Goss, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1922, 1924
  • John Q. Goss, American politician, Delegate to Nebraska State Constitutional Convention, 1864
  • ... (Another 36 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Goss Historic Events


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Goss Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Master Joseph Goss (1910-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Quebec City, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Master John Goss (1907-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Quebec City, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Miss Violet Goss (1904-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Quebec City, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mr. John Goss (1884-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Quebec City, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mrs. Beatrice Goss (1883-1914), née Bath Canadian Third Class Passenger from Quebec City, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Suggested Readings for the name Goss


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Suggested Readings for the name Goss



  • All About Me and My Ancestors by Laura Blanchard Simpson.
  • Frederick Goss of Rowan County, North Carolina, and His Descendants by Lois Ione Hotchkiss Heuss.

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Goss Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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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. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. 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.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Goss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goss 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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