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Fawns Early Origins



The surname Fawns 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." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Fawns Spelling Variations


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Fawns Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fawns, Fawnes, Faunesse, Faunes, Faughnes, Fowns, Fawn and many more.

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Fawns Early History


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Fawns Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fawns research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1200, 1691 and 1150 are included under the topic Early Fawns History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fawns Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fawns Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fawns Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Fawns, who arrived in Virginia in 1633 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Fawns Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • M. Fawns, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wild Duck" in 1869
  • E. Fawns, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wild Duck" in 1869

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