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Ferman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Ferman family


The surname Ferman 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.

Early History of the Ferman family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ferman 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 Ferman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ferman Spelling Variations


During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Ferman occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

Early Notables of the Ferman family (pre 1700)


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

Migration of the Ferman family to Ireland


Some of the Ferman 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.

Migration of the Ferman family to the New World and Oceana


Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Ferman, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Ferman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Ferman, who landed in New England in 1631 [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)

Ferman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Ferman, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Henr Ferman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Ferman (post 1700)


  • Irving Ferman, Lawyer, Educator, New York City

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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)

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