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Fourmen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Fourmen family


The surname Fourmen 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.

Early History of the Fourmen family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fourmen 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 Fourmen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fourmen Spelling Variations


During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Fourmen occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

Early Notables of the Fourmen family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Fourmen family to Ireland


Some of the Fourmen 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.

Migration of the Fourmen family to the New World and Oceana


Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Fourmen, or a spelling variation of the surname include: 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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