Early Origins of the Yorkston family
Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area, where they held a family seat at Yorkstounis in the parish of Corstophine, some say, from about the 12th century.
Early History of the Yorkston family
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Yorkston Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name Yorkston include Yorston, Yorgston, Yourston, Yourtwon, Yourstown, Yorkton, Yourkton, Yorkson, Yorkston, Yorkstoun, Yorkstown, Yourkston, Yorkstant, Yorkstan, Yourkstan, Yorstan and many more.
Early Notables of the Yorkston family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yorkston family to the New World and Oceana
The farms of Scottish settlers soon dotted the east coast of the colonies that would become the nations of the United States and Canada. Many of those migrants and their children went on to play important roles in the founding the great nations of North America. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Yorkston or a variant listed above, including: Archibald Yorston arrived in New Castle County Delaware in 1741; he moved on to Pennsylvania in 1844.
Contemporary Notables of the name Yorkston (post 1700)
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