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Fourney Early Origins



The surname Fourney was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.

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Fourney Spelling Variations


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Fourney Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fornel, Fornelle, Fournal, Fournel, Fourneau, Fournet, Fourney, Fournex, Fournial, Fournil, Fournié, Fourneret, Fourneyron and many more.

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Fourney Early History


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Fourney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fourney research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1458, 1591, 1595, 1646, 1700, 1750, 1803, 1816, 1829, 1844, 1850, 1870, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Fourney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fourney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fourney Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name was the Fournier family of wood sculptors from Troyes. Antoine worked on the church Saint-Jean from 1591-94. From another Fournier family, Georges Fournier was Chaplain in the Royal Marine around 1595; Henri-Alban (known as Alain) Fournier was an author, his most famous novel entitled "Le Grand Meaulnes."...

Another 137 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fourney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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: 1400 individuals of the lineage who arrived onto Canadian shores from France between 1600 and 1900. Among these, Guillaume Fournier married in 1651 in Quebec.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fourney (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fourney (post 1700)



  • Paul James Fourney, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Raleigh County, 1950; Candidate for Circuit Judge in West Virginia for the 10th Judicial Circuit, 1968
  • Philip Clarence Fourney, Publisher, Company Executive, Named to West Virginia Printing Hall of Fame in 1968

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Fourney Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Fourney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fourney Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 4 November 2015 at 13:11.

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