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Defore Early Origins



The surname Defore was first found in Provence where this family held a family seat from very early times.

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Defore Spelling Variations


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Defore Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Forel, Forelle, Forelles, Faurel, Faurelle, Faurelles, Forels, Faurels, de Forel, de Forelle, de Forelles, de Faurel, de Faurelle, de Faurelles, de Forels, de Faurels, Farrel and many more.

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Defore Early History


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Defore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Defore research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1329, 1361, 1381, 1480, 1517, 1600, 1613, 1664, 1680, 1686, 1704, 1708, and 1711 are included under the topic Early Defore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Defore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Defore Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Defore 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:

Defore Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George Defore, aged 26, who emigrated to Dubuque, in 1900
  • Oscar Bennett Defore, aged 35, who settled in New York, in 1905
  • Fortunato Defore, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Defore (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Defore (post 1700)



  • Donald John "Don" DeFore (1913-1993), American actor who played in many films in the 1940s and 1950s; best known as Erskin "Thorny" Thornberry, on The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and as George "Mr. B." Baxter on the 1960s sitcom Hazel

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Defore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Defore 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 3 December 2016 at 18:26.

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