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Force Early Origins



The surname Force was first found in Dordogne.

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Force Spelling Variations


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Force Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Force, Forceville, Forcier and others.

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Force Early History


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Force Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Force research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1654, 1721, 1800, 1820, 1845, 1848, and 1863 are included under the topic Early Force History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Force Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Force Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name at this time was Gedeon-Adolphe-Casimir De Forceville, born in Moulvis (Somme) in 1800, was a banker in Amiens and became judge at the court of commerce in this city. His interest in sculpture grew, and he showed some of his works at the Paris Salon. He finished...

Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Force 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:

Force Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Olne La Force, who landed in Louisiana in 1719

Force Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dr. Force, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Emma Force, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1862

Force Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alonzo Force was a grocer in Lacolle, Quebec in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Force (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Force (post 1700)



  • John Harold Force (b. 1949), American NHRA drag racer
  • Manning Ferguson Force (1824-1899), American lawyer, judge and soldier

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Force Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    11. ...

    The Force Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Force 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 31 May 2015 at 16:53.

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