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Furne Early Origins



The surname Furne was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in East Flanders, a province in Belgium. Within this province the notable towns are Ghent, the capital city, St Nicolas, Alost, Termonde and Oudenarde. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Furne Spelling Variations


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Furne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Furnes, Furne, Furnez, Furnnes, Furrnes, Furnees, Furness, Furnne and many more.

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Furne Early History


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Furne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Furne research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Furne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Furne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Furne Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Furne 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:

Furne Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary Furne, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • Hans Adam Furne, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1747
  • Hans Adam Furne, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1747
  • Charles Furne, who landed in South Carolina in 1755

Furne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Furne, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Eliza Furne, who settled in New York in 1854

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Furne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Furne 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 11 July 2014 at 13:14.

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