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Early Origins of the Fors family

The surname Fors was first found in Maine, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Le Mans and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Fors family

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Fors Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Posey, Posse, Pozzoz, Fors, Pozet, Pouzin, Possou, Possot, Posset, Pozzoz, Pozzot, Pozzet, Possoz, Poussart, Possart, Posset and many more.

Early Notables of the Fors family (pre 1700)

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United States Fors migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fors Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Erik Olsson Fors, aged 31, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850 [1]
  • Miguel Fors, aged 44, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1852 [1]

  1. 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) on Facebook