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Early Origins of the Foreghan family
Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Foreghan family
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Early Notables of the Foreghan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Foreghan family to Ireland
Some of the Foreghan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Foreghan family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Foreghan family, or who bore a variation of the surname Foreghan were Samuel Foreman purchased land in Virginia in 1623. John Foreman landed in New Jersey in 1685. By the mid-1800's the Forman family had settled in Massachusetts, New York, and San Francisco..
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