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Multiple Origins for the Surname Furman


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Furman Early Origins



The surname Furman 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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Furman Spelling Variations


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Furman Spelling Variations



Although the name, Furman, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

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Furman Early History


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Furman Early History



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

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Furman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Furman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Furman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Furman In Ireland


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Furman In Ireland



Some of the Furman 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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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Furman family name Furman, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Furman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Furman, who landed in Virginia in 1702 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Gabriel Furman, aged 33, who landed in New York in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Josiah Furman, aged 33, who landed in New York in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Paul, Furman Sr., who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Furman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Furman Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Frederick Furman U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 417 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 at East River, New York [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Furman U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 501 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 at East River, New York [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Furman Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Kaska Furman, who arrived in Manitoba in 1900
  • Katharina Furman, who landed in Manitoba in 1900

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Contemporary Notables of the name Furman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Furman (post 1700)



  • Lucy S. Furman (1870-1958), American author from Henderson, Kentucky, known for her short stories of Kentucky mountain life
  • Gabriel Furman (1756-1844), American politician
  • William Furman (1765-1852), American jurist, father of Gabriel Furman
  • Gabriel Furman (b. 1800), American lawyer, historian and politician
  • Richard Furman (1755-1825), American Baptist leader from Charleston, South Carolina, the 1st President of the Triennial Convention in 1814, eponym of Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina and the town of Furman,South Carolina
  • Ashrita Furman (b. 1954), born Keith Furman, American holder of 216 records in the Guinness Book of Records
  • Simon Christopher Francis Furman, British comic book writer, best known for his work on the Transformers franchise
  • Dean Furman (b. 1988), South African footballer for SuperSport United
  • Semyon Furman (1920-1978), Soviet chess Grandmaster

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Suggested Readings for the name Furman


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Suggested Readings for the name Furman



  • Gumpti.
  • : Being a Genealogical and Historical Perspective of the Ancestors of Howard Remington Furman, Sr., by Howard Remington Furman.
  • Kith and Kin: A Portrait of a Southern Family (1630-1934) by Carolyn L. Harrell.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  11. ...

The Furman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Furman 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 14 March 2017 at 10:34.

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