, a former county, duchy and province centered on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fournier research.Another 49 words (4 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 Fournier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Fornel, Fornelle, Fournal, Fournel, Fourneau, Fournet, Fourney, Fournex, Fournial, Fournil, Fournié, Fourneret, Fourneyron and many more.
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". Claude-Joseph Fournel was a Dominican monk in 1646 in Decize (Nièvre); Philippe Forneret was a pastor in Koepenick after having emigrated to Germany
around 1700; Marie-Nicolas Fournier was bishop of Montpelier around 1750; Charles Fournier was a painter in Salmaise in 1803; Claude... Another 94 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fournier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.