Vikings It is a name for someone who lived in Foubister, a township in the parish of St. Andrews, Orkney. The Orkney Islands were settled by Viking raiders led by Sigurd the Stout in the 9th century, after being dispossessed of their lands in Norway by the king of Norway as he extended his kingdom.
Early Origins of the Foubister family
family seat from very ancient times and gave their name to the village and township of Foubister in the parish of St. Andrews in the Orkney Islands.
Early History of the Foubister family
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Foubister Spelling Variations
spelling variations, are thus, very common in records dating from that time. Over the years, Foubister has been spelled Foubister, Fowbister, Fourbister, Ffoubister, Fowbuster, Foubester, Fowbyster and many more.
Early Notables of the Foubister family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Foubister family to the New World and Oceana
The Scottish settlers spread out along the fertile land of the east coast of what would become the United States and Canada. They and many of their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. That heritage has been recovered by many in this century through Clan societies and other Scottish historical organizations. Archival documents indicate that members of the Foubister family relocated to North American shores quite early:
Foubister Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Foubister Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Foubister (post 1700)
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