Early Origins of the Fawnes family
The surname Fawnes was first found in Berwickshire
on the eastern part of English/Scottish Border. However, some of the family were found at Alderwasley in Derbyshire
in ancient times. "The Le Foune or Fawne family held lands here in the reign of Henry III., and their heiress intermarried with the Lowes, who obtained a grant of the manor from Henry VIII." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Fawnes family
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Fawnes Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Fawns, Fawnes, Faunesse, Faunes, Faughnes, Fowns, Fawn and many more.
Early Notables of the Fawnes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fawnes family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Fawn settled in Barbados in 1685; George Fawne settled in Jamaica in 1685; John Fawne settled in Barbados in 1680; John Fawne settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630. William, Thomas and Mary Fawne settled in Virginia in 1635..