Early Origins of the Jostes family
The surname Jostes was first found in the Rhineland
, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Jost became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.
Early History of the Jostes family
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Jostes Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jost, Joste, Jostes, Jostt, Jostts, Jostte, Josttes, Josst, Jossts, Joost, Joosts, Joostt, Yost and many more.
Early Notables of the Jostes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jostes family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Jost, and his wife Eva Barbara Ries and their son, who came to Pennsylvania in 1727; Adam Jost, one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence, who was recorded in Quebec in 1776.