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Early Origins of the Forsman family


The surname Forsman was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Forsman family


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Forsman Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Forsman, Vorsterman, Vorstermann, Vorstman, Vorstmann, Förster, Fuster, Feursman, Vorzmann, Voortmann, van Forsman and many more.

Early Notables of the Forsman family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Forsman family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Forsman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Gabriel Samuelsson Forsman, who settled in America in 1654

Forsman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Forsman, who settled in America in 1739
  • Jacob Forsman, who landed in New Jersey in 1740 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Forsman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eva Cajsa Forsman, who settled in Allegheny Co. PA sometime between 1881 and 1888
  • Anna Marie Forsman, who settled in Allegheny Co. PA sometime between 1881 and 1888
  • Andrew Magnus Forsman, who settled in Alabama in 1887
  • Andrew Magmes Forsman, who settled in Alabama in 1891
  • Andrew Magnus Forsman, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1891 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Forsman (post 1700)


  • Daniel Bruce Forsman (b. 1958), American professional golfer
  • A. M. Forsman, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1920 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jaakko Forsman (1839-1899), Finnish jurist and politician
  • Dick Forsman (b. 1953), Finnish ornithologist
  • Ingela Birgitta Forsman (b. 1950), Swedish lyricist in popular music
  • Edmund Forsman Mansure (1901-1992), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940; Head of the U.S. General Services Administration, 1953-56 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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