Hosler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hosler family

The surname Hosler was first found in Oxfordshire 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 1190 when William Hostiler held estates.

Important Dates for the Hosler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hosler research. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1455, 1487 and 1614 are included under the topic Early Hosler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hosler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ostler, Hostler, Hosteller, Hostiller, Hustler, Oastler, Osler, Ossler, Husler and many more.

Early Notables of the Hosler family (pre 1700)

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Hosler migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hosler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Michael Hosler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hosler (post 1700)

  • Neil Hosler McElroy (1904-1972), American politician, Secretary of Defense, 1957-59. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1959
  • Neil Hosler McElroy (1904-1972), American Secretary of Defense and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Historic Events for the Hosler family

USS Arizona
  • Mr. John Emmet Hosler, American Seaman First Class from Ohio, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [2]

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  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. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html
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