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Twiste History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Twiste family


The surname Twiste was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times at Twizel near Coldstream as Lords of the manor, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D. One of the first on record was Agnes de Twizel of the county of Berwick who rendered homage in 1296 to King Edward I of England who restored her lands in Berwickshire.

Early History of the Twiste family


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Twiste Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Twyss, Twysse, Twiss, Twisse, Twist, Twiste, Twyst and many more.

Early Notables of the Twiste family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Twiste family to Ireland


Some of the Twiste family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Twiste family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Twiste Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Twiste, who settled in Virginia in 1670

Twiste Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Twiste, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856

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