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Forgues Early Origins



The surname Forgues was first found in Touraine.

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Forgues Spelling Variations


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Forgues Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Forge, Forgeron, Forgue, Forgues and others.

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Forgues Early History


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Forgues Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Forgues research. Another 116 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1580, 1811, 1823, 1836, 1842, and 1860 are included under the topic Early Forgues History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Forgues Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Forgues Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable at this time was Germain Forget, born in 1580, who published law books, poems, and other works. Paul-Emile Daurand-Forgues, also known as "Old Nick", started his journalism career in the southern region of Languedoc but ended up in Paris as a lawyer; Amédée Forget was a doctor in Chartres in...

Another 76 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Forgues 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:

Forgues Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Anne Forgues married in 1683 in Levis, Quebec

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Contemporary Notables of the name Forgues (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Forgues (post 1700)



  • Christopher "C.F." Forgues, American musician and artist based in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Wilfrid Forgues (b. 1969), French five-times gold, four-times silver and three-time bronze medalist slalom canoer, a specialist in the C2 event
  • Pierre Forgues (b. 1938), French politician, Member of the National Assembly of France
  • Fernand Forgues (1884-1973), French rower

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Forgues Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Forgues 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 11 April 2016 at 08:33.

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