Noss History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Noss name is habitational, derived from any of several places called Nesse in Oldenburg and Friesland.
Early Origins of the Noss family
The surname Noss was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Important Dates for the Noss family
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Noss Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ness, Nes, Nesser, Nesse, Nessen, Nessel, Nest, Nesh, Neste, Netz, Nas, Nass, Nos, Noss and many more.
Early Notables of the Noss family (pre 1700)
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Noss migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Noss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Mathias Noss Sr. who settled in Pennsylvania in 1731
- Hans Georg Noss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1731 
- John Peter Noss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744 
- John Peter Noss, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1744
- William Noss went to America in the same fashion in 1750
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Noss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Henry Noss went to Wisconsin in 1888
Contemporary Notables of the name Noss (post 1700)
- Milton Ernest "Doc" Noss (1905-1949), American businessman and gold prospector, who claimed to have found the Victorio Peak treasure in New Mexico in 1937
- Morris A. Noss, American Republican politician, Mayor of Cortland, New York, 1966 
- G. Richard Noss Jr., American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 2000 
- Second Lieutenant Arthur Rex Hurden Noss (1896-1917), British World War I flying ace credited with nine aerial victories
Historic Events for the Noss family
- Mr. Bertram Arthur Noss (d. 1912), aged 21, English Fireman/Stoker from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking 
- Mr. Henry Noss (d. 1912), aged 30, English Fireman/Stoker from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking 
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html