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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
  • Henry Goss arrived in Maryland in 1658
  • Henry Goss, who arrived in Maryland in 1658
  • John Goss, who arrived in Maryland in 1672

Goss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Adam Goss arrived in Philadelphia in 1740
  • Carl Goss arrived in Philadelphia in 1749
  • Carl Goss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Stephan Goss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Johannes Goss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • ... (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
  • Michael Goss came to San Francisco in 1852
  • Herman Goss, who landed in New York in 1874
  • Carl, Francis, John, Patrick, Robert, Stephan, and Thomas Goss settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1749 and 1876

Goss Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Giles Goss settled in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1703 [1]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 settled in Torbay, Newfoundland in 1756 [1]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 arrived in Bishop's Cove, Newfoundland before 1775 [1]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 [2]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 [2]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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]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, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Sarah Goss, aged 37, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • William Goss, aged 9, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Ernest Goss, aged 6, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • George Samuel Goss, aged 4, 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)



  • Benjamin Stephenson "Steve" Goss (1949-2015), American politician, Member of the North Carolina Senate (2007-2010)
  • Brigadier-General Wentworth Goss (1903-1971), American Assistant Plans Officer Pacific Air Forces (1943-1945)
  • Chris Goss (b. 1959), American record producer and musician
  • G. W. Goss, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1908
  • George Goss, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from New London, 1919-20; Defeated, 1920
  • George A. Goss, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892
  • Harold I. Goss, American politician, Secretary of State of Maine, 1944
  • Henry E. Goss (b. 1875), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1920-21
  • James Hamilton Goss (1820-1886), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1868-69
  • John D. Goss, American Democrat politician, Member of Oregon State Senate 8th District, 1935
  • ... (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

HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Sidney Goss, British Stoker 1st Class, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died during the sinking

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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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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ 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. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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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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