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Joss Early Origins



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

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Joss Spelling Variations


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Joss Spelling Variations



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

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Joss Early History


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Joss Early History



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

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Joss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Joss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Joss 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 or some of its variants were: John Gosse and his wife settled in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1631; Christopher Gosse settled in Virginia in 1637; John Gosse settled in Barbados in 1660.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Joss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Joss (post 1700)



  • John Joss, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for New York State Attorney General, 1912
  • Frederick A. Joss, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916
  • Jonathan Joss (b. 1965), American actor from San Antonio, Texas
  • Adrian "Addie" Joss (1880-1911), nicknamed The Human Hairpin," an American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1902 through 1910, inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Scott Joss (b. 1962), American songwriter, guitarist, singer, and fiddle player
  • Morag Joss, English-born Scottish Edgar Award nominated writer
  • Alex Joss (b. 1985), Swiss world champion domino player in 2007

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. 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).
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Joss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Joss 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 20 October 2015 at 11:21.

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