Early Origins of the Zister family
Lothian, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat at Yester.
Early History of the Zister family
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Zister Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Yester, Zister, Zester, Zestyr and others.
Early Notables of the Zister family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Zister family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Yeste, who was on record in Philadelphia in 1798.
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