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Fornell Early Origins



The surname Fornell was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.

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Fornell Spelling Variations


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Fornell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fornel, Fornelle, Fournal, Fournel, Fourneau, Fournet, Fourney, Fournex, Fournial, Fournil, Fournié, Fourneret, Fourneyron and many more.

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Fornell Early History


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Fornell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fornell research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1458, 1591, 1595, 1646, 1700, 1750, 1803, 1816, 1829, 1844, 1850, 1870, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Fornell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fornell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fornell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name was the Fournier family of wood sculptors from Troyes. Antoine worked on the church Saint-Jean from 1591-94. From another Fournier family, Georges Fournier was Chaplain in the Royal Marine around 1595; Henri-Alban (known as Alain) Fournier was an author, his most famous novel entitled "Le Grand Meaulnes."...

Another 137 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fornell 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:

Fornell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ramon Fornell, aged 35, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853
  • Peter Jonsson Fornell, aged 33, landed in America in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fornell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fornell (post 1700)



  • O. B. Fornell, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 31st District, 1893-94

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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    The Fornell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fornell 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 23 November 2015 at 09:48.

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