Fornes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Fornes family

The surname Fornes was first found in Berwickshire on the eastern part of English/Scottish Border. However, some of the family were found at Alderwasley in Derbyshire in ancient times. "The Le Foune or Fawne family held lands here in the reign of Henry III., and their heiress intermarried with the Lowes, who obtained a grant of the manor from Henry VIII." [1]

Early History of the Fornes family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fornes research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1200, 1691 and 1150 are included under the topic Early Fornes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fornes Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fawns, Fawnes, Faunesse, Faunes, Faughnes, Fowns, Fawn and many more.

Early Notables of the Fornes family (pre 1700)

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United States Fornes migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fornes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jose Fornes, aged 7, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1825 [2]
  • Narciso Fornes, aged 6, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1825 [2]
  • Fidel Fornes, aged 30, who arrived in New Orleans La in 1827 [2]
  • Jose Oriol Fornes, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831 [2]
  • Herminio Fornes, aged 26, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1882 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Fornes (post 1700) +

  • Gerard R. Fornes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972 [3]
  • Frederic C. Fornes Jr., American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Sao Paulo, 1932; U.S. Consul in Sao Paulo, 1943 [3]
  • Fred C. Fornes, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 41st District, 1928; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932 [3]
  • Charles Vincent Fornes (1847-1929), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1907-13 [3]


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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