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Forment Early Origins



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.

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Forment Early History


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Forment Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Forment 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 Forment History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Forment Spelling Variations


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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.

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Forment Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Forment Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Forment In Ireland


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Forment In 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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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