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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...
  • Alice Gorsuch (c.1574 - 1662)
    b. abt. 1569Christening 25 December 1574==Sources* Joseph Jackson Howard and Joseph Lemuel Chester, eds., The Visitation of London: Anno Domini 1633, 1634, and 1635, vol. 1 (London: Harleian Society, 1...
  • Ann Rachel Phelps (1666 - 1711)
    Updated from WikiTree Genealogy via son John Phelps by SmartCopy : Dec 16 2014, 18:35:53 UTC * Updated from WikiTree Genealogy by SmartCopy : Dec 16 2014, 18:40:32 UTC * Updated from WikiTree Genealogy...
  • Anna Oldton (bef.1639 - bef.1702)
    Not a known mother of Isabella Madison Anna Gorsuch was the daughter of Rev. John Gorsuch and Anne Lovelace. She was baptized 13 Mar 1638/9 at Walkern, England, and came to America and married first...
  • Anne Gorsuch (1610 - 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...

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.