Durfey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Durfey family
The surname Durfey was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.
Important Dates for the Durfey family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Durfey research. Another 496 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1093, 1154, 1224, 1259, 1305, 1363, 1451, 1452, 1474, 1487, 1563, 1630, 1744, 1762, and 1781 are included under the topic Early Durfey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Durfey Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Durfort, Durforte, Durfaurre, Deforte, Duforte, Desforte, Dufaute, Defaute, Durfort, Dufortes and many more.
Early Notables of the Durfey family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean de Durfort, Lord of Duras, Blanquefort and Villandrau, Mayor of Bordeaux in 1487, followed Charles VIII in...
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Migration of the Durfey family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Fort settled in Maryland in 1685; Francis Fort settled in Virginia in 1736; Claude Fort settled in Louisiana in 1756; Lewis Emanuel Fort settled in Philadelphia in 1804.
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