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Fournier Early Origins



The surname Fournier 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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Fournier Spelling Variations


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Fournier 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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Fournier Early History


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Fournier Early History



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

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Fournier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fournier 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 Fournier 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 were:

Fournier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Paul Fournier, aged 12, landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • David Fournier, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • Germain Fournier, who arrived in South Carolina in 1755
  • Jean Fournier, who landed in South Carolina in 1755
  • Charles Fournier, who arrived in South Carolina in 1755
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fournier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Honoré Francis Fournier settled in Philadelphia in 1805
  • Paul Fournier, aged 12, settled in Mississippi in 1820
  • Mr. Fournier, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Antoine Fournier, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1853
  • Silvestre Fournier, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854

Fournier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Blanche Fournier, aged 24, who settled in America from Boulogne, in 1903
  • Angela Fournier, aged 30, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Angele Fournier, aged 29, who emigrated to America from Salluamines, France, in 1910
  • Adrien Fournier, aged 11, who settled in America from Noux les Mines, France, in 1912
  • Catherine Fournier, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Noux les Mines, France, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fournier Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Guillaume Fournier married in 1651 in Quebec
  • Nicolas Fournier, who arrived in Canada in 1664
  • Claude Fournier married in 1681 in Chateau-Richer, Quebec

Fournier Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Veuve Lyndie Fournier, who landed in Red River Canada in 1821

Fournier Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Alfred Fournier, aged 9, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1910

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fournier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fournier (post 1700)



  • Jack Fournier (1889-1973), American Major League Baseball first baseman
  • Napoleon J. Fournier, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Plainfield; Elected 1926; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1940; Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940
  • Joseph J. Fournier, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Oakland County 3rd District, 1948
  • Eulalie L. Fournier, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Nashua 6th Ward; Elected 1938
  • Eugene N. Fournier, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Berlin 1st Ward, 1948
  • Donna Fournier, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 2004
  • Aldras J. Fournier, American Republican politician, Candidate for Illinois State Senate 9th District, 1922
  • Aime Fournier, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004
  • François Fournier -Verrières, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • François Louis Fournier -Sarlovèse, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • ... (Another 15 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Fournier Historic Events


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Fournier Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Henri Fournier, British Fireman from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and survived the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Fournier Family Crest Products


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Fournier Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Fournier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fournier 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 20 May 2016 at 22:38.

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