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OTHER SCRIPTS: edminsteire
OTHER FORMS: edminster, edmister, edmiston, edmester
CONTRIBUTOR: tom edmister on 4/10/2012
Meaning & History
john edminsteire was a person captured at the battle of dunbar in 1651 and shipped to boston in 1652 on the ship john and sarah. we can find no previous record of the edminsteire name. conjecture from f.custer edminster that did the geneology is it is a combination of french and german names and originated from people that migrated to scotland with mary queen of scots about 100 years earlier.