Saturday, November 15, 2014

Surname Saturday- Bostick

Mary Bostick was my 2nd great grandmother. She was born in Aug 1849 in Indiana. I don't know much about this Bostick line, only that her parents were Miles Bostick (b. 1812) and Margaret Francerider (1827-1906)- I don't know anything past that. 


(U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index):
There are 144 results with spelling variations- 21 with the same spelling. 

(All U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes): 
There are 48 Bosticks, also with spelling variations.

House of names: 

 Bostick seems to be English-  dates back from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from a family who lived in Cheshire- derived from the township of Bostock- a parish of Davenham. 

Spelling Variations: Bostock, Bowstock, Boast, Bostake, Bostick and more. 

The Internet Surname Database states other spelling variations: Bastock, Bistick, and Bostock. 
The first recorded was "Botestoch" in the famous Domesday Book of 1086. 


Bostick is a surname that refers to: 
~Adam Bostick, American baseball player
~Devon Bostick, Canadian actor
~Sion Record Bostick, veteran of the Texas Revolution
~Thomas P. Bostick, current Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
~Winston H. Bostick, American physicist 

Find a Grave:

Surprisingly, there are 3,989 results for the name Bostick in the search engine. 

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