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Foerst Early Origins



The surname Foerst was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Foerst Spelling Variations


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Foerst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fürst, Furstenau, Furstenberg, Furstenberger, Furstenbusch, Furstenfeld, Furstenhauer, Furstenrecht, Furstenstein and many more.

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Foerst Early History


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Foerst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Foerst research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1711, 1736, 1762 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Foerst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foerst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foerst Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Foerst 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:

Foerst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Foerst, who settled in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1848
  • George Foerst, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Eva Maria Foerst, who settled in North America in 1854
  • Hirsch Foerst, who arrived in New York, NY in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Foerst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Foerst (post 1700)



  • M. Roberta Foerst, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Foerst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foerst 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 3 November 2015 at 09:36.

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