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Forment History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Forment family


The surname Forment 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.

Early History of the Forment family


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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 Forment History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Forment Spelling Variations


The name Forment, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

Early Notables of the Forment family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Forment family to Ireland


Some of the Forment 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.

Migration of the Forment 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 Forment family, or who bore a variation of the surname Forment 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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