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Foggo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Foggo family


The surname Foggo was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D. One of the first on record was Adam Foghou who witnessed a charter for the Monks of Melrose on his land at Lammermuir in 1166.

Early History of the Foggo family


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Foggo Spelling Variations


Although the name, Foggo, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Foggowe, Foggow, Foggoe, Fogoe, Fogo, Foggo and others.

Early Notables of the Foggo family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Foggo 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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Foggo family name Foggo, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Foggo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John H Foggo, who landed in Mississippi in 1847 [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)

Foggo Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Foggo, aged 17, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "John Bunyan" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 24th May 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) John Bunyan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/johnbunyan1854.shtml
  • Anne Foggo, aged 16, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "John Bunyan" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 24th May 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) John Bunyan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/johnbunyan1854.shtml
  • Anne Foggo, aged 40, a housekeeper, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "John Bunyan" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 24th May 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) John Bunyan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/johnbunyan1854.shtml
  • Barbara Foggo, aged 18, a farmworker, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "John Bunyan" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 24th May 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) John Bunyan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/johnbunyan1854.shtml
  • Elizabeth Foggo, aged 55, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "John Bunyan" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 24th May 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) John Bunyan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/johnbunyan1854.shtml
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Contemporary Notables of the name Foggo (post 1700)


  • Kenny Foggo (b. 1943), former American football player
  • James Foggo (1789-1860), English historical painter
  • George Foggo (1793-1869), English historical painter
  • Mark Foggo (b. 1950), English-born ska musician
  • Chris Foggo (b. 1982), Bermudian cricketer

The Foggo Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Fuimus
Motto Translation: God and my country.


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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)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 24th May 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) John Bunyan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/johnbunyan1854.shtml

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