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Gossett Early Origins



The surname Gossett was first found in Cambridgeshire 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 year 1279 when Robert and Isabella held estates in that shire.

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Gossett Spelling Variations


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Gossett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gossett, Gosset, Josset, Jossett, Gazzard and many more.

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Gossett Early History


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Gossett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gossett research. Another 278 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Gossett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gossett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gossett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gossett 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:

Gossett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Gossett, his wife Catherine Du Four, and their four children, who arrived in Pennsylvania between the years 1650-1765

Gossett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew E. Gossett, was on record in Texas in 1833

Gossett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • H. M. Gossett arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Countess of Kintore" in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gossett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gossett (post 1700)



  • Tim Gossett, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2008
  • Henry Gossett, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972
  • Ed Lee Gossett (1902-1990), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1939-51
  • Dave W. Gossett, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Washington, 2012
  • Charles Clinton Gossett (1888-1974), American Democrat politician, Member of Idaho State House of Representatives, 1933-36; Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1937-39, 1941-43; Governor of Idaho, 1945
  • B. B. Gossett, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1912
  • Albert Gossett, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1944
  • Adair Gossett, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1948
  • William A. Gossett, American politician, Mayor of Carlsbad, New Mexico, 1955-56
  • William Adair Gossett, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1996
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Gossett


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Suggested Readings for the name Gossett



  • Chronicles of the Gossett Family by Grace M. Jerkins.
  • The Family of Gossett by Evangeline Gossett Newcomer.

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Gossett Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. 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.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    11. ...

    The Gossett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gossett 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.

    This page was last modified on 12 September 2016 at 11:07.

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