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Early Origins of the Joss family


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

Early History of the Joss family


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.

Joss Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Joss family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Joss family to the New World and Oceana


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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Joss (post 1700)


  • 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
  • John Joss, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for New York State Attorney General, 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frederick A. Joss, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Morag Joss, English-born Scottish Edgar Award nominated writer
  • Alex Joss (b. 1985), Swiss world champion domino player in 2007

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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