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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 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Longstreth Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Longstreth, aged 51, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Carrillo" from Kingston, Jamaica [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66K-PPN : 6 December 2014), Charles Longstreth, 16 Apr 1920; citing departure port Kingston, Jamaica, arrival port New York, ship name Carrillo, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Kathryn Longstreth, aged 28, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Carrillo" from Kingston, Jamaica [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66K-PPJ : 6 December 2014), Kathryn Longstreth, 16 Apr 1920; citing departure port Kingston, Jamaica, arrival port New York, ship name Carrillo, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Edward Longstreth, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Lafayette" from Le Havre, France [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6LX-CP8 : 6 December 2014), Edward Longstreth, 23 Sep 1921; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Lafayette, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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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 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Morris Longstreth, American politician, Candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1848 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Linda Longstreth, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates; Elected 2010, 2012 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bevis Longstreth (b. 1934), American Democrat politician, Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1981-84 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anne Claghorn Longstreth (1921-2008), American Republican politician, Real estate agent; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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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)
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66K-PPN : 6 December 2014), Charles Longstreth, 16 Apr 1920; citing departure port Kingston, Jamaica, arrival port New York, ship name Carrillo, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66K-PPJ : 6 December 2014), Kathryn Longstreth, 16 Apr 1920; citing departure port Kingston, Jamaica, arrival port New York, ship name Carrillo, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6LX-CP8 : 6 December 2014), Edward Longstreth, 23 Sep 1921; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Lafayette, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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