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Longstreth Early Origins



The surname Longstreth 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)

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Longstreth Spelling Variations


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Longstreth Spelling Variations



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

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Longstreth Early History


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Longstreth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longstreth research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1206, 1448, 1450, 1676 and 1887 are included under the topic Early Longstreth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Longstreth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Longstreth Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Longstreth 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 were:

Longstreth Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Bartholomew Longstreth, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1699

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Contemporary Notables of the name Longstreth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Longstreth (post 1700)



  • William Thacher Longstreth (1920-2003), American Republican politician, Candidate for Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1955, 1971
  • Morris Longstreth, American politician, Candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1848
  • Linda Longstreth, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates; Elected 2010, 2012
  • Bevis Longstreth (b. 1934), American Democrat politician, Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1981-84
  • Anne Claghorn Longstreth (1921-2008), American Republican politician, Real estate agent; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960

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Longstreth Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. 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).
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Longstreth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Longstreth 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 29 June 2016 at 11:30.

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