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Logston History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Logston family


The surname Logston was first found in Derbyshire 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 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Logston family


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Logston Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Longsdon, Lonsdon, Longden, Longsden, Lonsden and others.

Early Notables of the Logston family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Logston family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Logsden, who received a land patent in Maryland in 1673; and a William Longsdon, who arrived on a ship in New York city in 1821. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Logston (post 1700)


  • Anne Logston (b. 1962), American author of fantasy novels, best known for her Shadow series

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