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Gorsuch Genealogy and Gorsuch Family History Information

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  • Adam de Gorsuch (c.1240 - d.)
    Walter de Scarisbrick was the son of Gilbert de Scaribrick. He had two sons, Henry, his heir, and Adam. Walter granted land at Gosfordsyke (the place where the geese ford the creek), which became Gorsu...
  • Ann Rachel Phelps (1666 - 1711)
  • Anne Gorsuch (1611 - 1652)
    After the death of her husband Mrs. Anne (Lovelace) Gorsuch Chose the colony of Virginia for her home, and with her younger children settled in Lancaster county , to which she came probably as early as...
  • Anne Gorsuch (1666 - 1716)
  • Anne Todd (1637 - 1694)
    In 1664 Thomas Todd came from England and settled in Ware Parish, Gloucester Co., Virginia, bringing with him his wife and one or two children born in England. He was a ship master and died at sea in 1...

About the Gorsuch surname

Our understanding is that the name derives from near Lancashire in England, when Orm of Ormskirk gave his son some land where the geese crossed a stream, ie. goose-ford-syke which became gorsuch over time.