Early Origins of the Yourston family
Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held the lands of Yorkstoun in the parish of Corstorphine. Although there is evidence that the name may have been Orcadian in origin many centuries before, from the island of Burray, and possibly Saba. There is strong evidence that Rowsay in the Orkneys was their original home.
Early History of the Yourston family
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Yourston Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Yourston, Yorston, Yorkstoun, Yorkson and others.
Early Notables of the Yourston family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yourston family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Archibald Yorston settled in Newcastle county in Delaware in 1841.
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