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Farnin Early Origins



The surname Farnin was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Farnin Spelling Variations


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Farnin Spelling Variations



The name, Farnin, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

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Farnin Early History


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Farnin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Farnin research. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1301, 1426, 1467, 1562, 1465, 1521, 1501, 1513, 1514 and are included under the topic Early Farnin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Farnin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Farnin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Farnin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Farnin In Ireland


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Farnin In Ireland



Some of the Farnin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Farnin surname who came to North America were:

Farnin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Kath Farnin, aged 54, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "City of Rome" from Greenock & Moville [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YQ-B2X : 6 December 2014), Kath Farnin, 02 Sep 1893; citing departure port Greenock & Moville, arrival port New York, ship name City of Rome, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YQ-B2X : 6 December 2014), Kath Farnin, 02 Sep 1893; citing departure port Greenock & Moville, arrival port New York, ship name City of Rome, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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The Farnin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Farnin 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 24 August 2016 at 16:08.

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