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Early Origins of the Fourghan family


The surname Fourghan was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Early History of the Fourghan family

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Early History of the Fourghan family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fourghan research.
Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1301, 1426, 1467, 1562, 1465, 1521, 1501, 1513, 1514 and are included under the topic Early Fourghan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fourghan Spelling Variations

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Fourghan Spelling Variations


The name Fourghan, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

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Early Notables of the Fourghan family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Fourghan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Fourghan family to Ireland

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Migration of the Fourghan family to Ireland


Some of the Fourghan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Fourghan family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Fourghan family to the New World and Oceana


The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Fourghan family, or who bore a variation of the surname Fourghan were Samuel Foreman purchased land in Virginia in 1623. John Foreman landed in New Jersey in 1685. By the mid-1800's the Forman family had settled in Massachusetts, New York, and San Francisco..

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