Early Origins of the Formant 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 Formant family
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Formant Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Formant family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Formant family to Ireland
Some of the Formant family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Formant family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. 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." Among the early settlers bearing the Formant surname who came to North America were:
Formant Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Formant Family Crest Products