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SURNAME SPELLING: Walstone or Walston?

In records found for the early immigrants (1600s) the surname was spelled "Walstone". As years passed, the name became "Walston".

SPELLING VARIANTS
Wallston, Walsten, Walstin, and other spellings have been found in documents. How the name was spelled depended on the education (and perhaps even the hearing) of the clerk who wrote the document. After 1800, the name was spelled WALSTON, generally speaking.