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Ferrail Early Origins



The surname Ferrail was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Ferrail Spelling Variations


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Ferrail Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fer, Dufer, Ferraille, Féraille, Fera, Ferras, Ferrat, Ferrail, Férail, Ferrasse, Ferrarson and many more.

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Ferrail Early History


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Ferrail Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ferrail research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1646 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Ferrail History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ferrail Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ferrail Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ferrail 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 or some of its variants were: Francois Fer, who settled in Louisiana in 1720; Joh Bernhart Fer, who came to Pennsylvania in 1746; Eugene A. Fer, who came to Philadelphia in 1817; Adolph Fera, who came to Westmoreland Co., PA in 1847.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Ferrail Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ferrail 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 5 November 2013 at 17:15.

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