Early Origins of the Fers family
The surname Fers was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France 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 Dijonnais 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.
Early History of the Fers family
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Fers Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Veirs, Vers, Veires, Fers, Fehrs, Feirs, Vehrs, Viers, Veirz, Feirz, Verz, Vair, Vairs, Veurs, Vayers, Vayres, Feuers, Veirz, Veurz and many more.
Early Notables of the Fers family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fers family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- J. Fers, who settled in New Orleans in 1850
- J Fers, aged 24, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850 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 Fers (post 1700)
- Patricia Fers, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2008 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html