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Fortenbury Early Origins



The surname Fortenbury was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Fortenbury Early History


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Fortenbury Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fortenbury research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1736 and 1794 are included under the topic Early Fortenbury History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fortenbury Spelling Variations


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Fortenbury Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Furstenberg, Fürstenberg, Furstengerger, Furstenbusch, Forstenberg, Foersdenberg, Vorstenberg and many more.

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Fortenbury Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fortenbury Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elizabeth Forss, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1796; Antoine Fuerstenberger, who settled in Texas in 1846; Lorentz Fuerstenberg, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fortenbury (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fortenbury (post 1700)



  • James Marion Fortenbury (1885-1959), American artist

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