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Foremen Early Origins



The surname Foremen was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Foremen Early History


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Foremen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Foremen research. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1301, 1426, 1467, 1562, 1465, 1521, 1501, 1513, 1514 and are included under the topic Early Foremen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foremen Spelling Variations


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Foremen Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Foremen occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

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Foremen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foremen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Foremen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foremen In Ireland


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Foremen In Ireland



Some of the Foremen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



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 illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Foremen, or a spelling variation of the surname include: 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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