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Deford Early Origins



The surname Deford was first found in Allassac in Limousin where the family held a family seat before the 12th century with lands and estates.

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Deford Spelling Variations


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Deford Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dufour, du Four, Dufourg, Dufourc, Dufoure, Dufur, Duffour, Duffourg, Duffur, Duffoure, Dufoure, Dufaure, du Faure, DuFaur, Duffaur, Duffare, Duffure and many more.

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Deford Early History


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Deford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deford research. Another 1027 words (73 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1324, 1340, 1400, 1404, 1438, 1448, 1460, 1492, 1514, 1552, 1570, and 1693 are included under the topic Early Deford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Deford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deford Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deford Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Deford Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Francis Deford, who arrived in Virginia in 1666

Deford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John H Deford, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Deford (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deford (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Earl Hamlin DeFord (1890-1976), American Commanding General 6th Air Force (1945-1946)
  • R. D. DeFord, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1944

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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    The Deford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deford Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 November 2015 at 10:56.

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