Early Origins of the Tostey family
Yorkshire 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 year 1219 when Roger Tosti held lands.
Early History of the Tostey family
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Tostey Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tosty, Tosti, Tost, Tostie, Toast, Toasty and many more.
Early Notables of the Tostey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tostey family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Peter Tost, for example wetn to Philadelphia in 1737. Christian Tost immigrated to Canada in 1783 when he was 29. Anna went to New York, N.Y. in 1885 when she was only 6 years old, as was Martin Tost when he went to Baltimore in 1831. Louis Mario Tosti went to Arkansas much later in 1918 after the First World War..
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