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Fenlon Early Origins



The surname Fenlon was first found in Delvin, where they held a family seat as chiefs Teffia or Westmeath. The clann, along with the O'Skullys were of the Dalcassian race, one of the founding races of Ireland. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable.

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Fenlon Spelling Variations


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Fenlon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Finlan, Finland, Fenland, Fenlan, O'Fenelon, O'Finlan, O'Finnelan and many more.

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Fenlon Early History


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Fenlon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fenlon research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fenlon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fenlon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fenlon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fenlon 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:

Fenlon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Fenlon, who landed in New York, NY in 1834 [1]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)
  • Charles Fenlon, who settled in San Francisco in 1852
  • Ann Fenlon, who setted in Louisville, Kentucky in 1853
  • Margaret Fenlon, who arrived in New York in 1863
  • Edward Fenlon, who setted in Ohio sometime between 1884 and 1885

Fenlon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Fenlon, who settled in Ottawa in 1829
  • Cath Fenlon, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fenlon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fenlon (post 1700)



  • Tim Fenlon, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 97th District, 1978
  • Thomas P. Fenlon, American Democrat politician, Kansas Democratic State Chair, 1872-74; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1884
  • James J. Fenlon, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 11th Circuit, 1959
  • Edward H. Fenlon (1905-2010), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Emmet District, 1933-38; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936
  • John Llewellyn Fenlon (1909-2000), American 22nd head college football coach for the University of Richmond Spiders, Richmond, Virginia
  • Edward "Ned" Fenlon (1903-2010), American politician, member of the Michigan State House of Representatives
  • Adrian Fenlon (b. 1972), Irish hurler
  • Patrick "Pat" Fenlon (b. 1969), Irish former footballer and manager
  • Iain Fenlon, British musicologist
  • Gary Bernard Fenlon (b. 1954), Australian politician, member for the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1989 to 1995 and 1998 to 2009
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
  5. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  10. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
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The Fenlon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fenlon 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.

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