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Early Origins of the Longstreet family


The surname Longstreet was first found in Wiltshire where the first record of the family was Walter de Langestret who was listed in the Assize Rolls of Wiltshire in 1249. The name literally means "dweller by the long road from the Old English words "lang" + "straet." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Another source claims the name was " 'of the lang strother,' i.e. the long marsh, a North-English and Border name. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Early History of the Longstreet family


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Longstreet Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Longstreet, Langstreet, Longstreth and others.

Early Notables of the Longstreet family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Longstreet family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Longstreet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. R. Longstreet, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852

Longstreet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Capt. John Longstreet Jr., U.E. (b. 1744) from Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA who settled in Parrsboro, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia c. 1785 he served in the New Jersey Brigade, King's American Rangers, married to Helena Covenoven having 4 children he died in 1788 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Contemporary Notables of the name Longstreet (post 1700)


  • Stephen Longstreet (1907-2002), American author
  • Helen Dortch Longstreet (1863-1962), American author and feminist, better known as the "Fighting Lady"
  • Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870), American humorist, lawyer
  • William R. Longstreet, American politician, Dry Candidate for Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Saginaw County 1st District, 1933 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Longstreet, American politician, Mayor of Plano, Texas, 1996-2000 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Longstreet (1821-1904), American politician, U.S. Minister to Turkey, 1880-81 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Longstreet, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Onondaga County 2nd District, 1856 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hazel Longstreet, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2004, 2008 (alternate) [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Deick Longstreet, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Somerset County, 1782 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Christopher Longstreet, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Sussex County, 1785-88 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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