Fury History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Irish surname Fury is an Anglicization of a few different Gaelic names, such as "Ó Faracháin," "Ó Fearáin," and "Ó Forannáin."
Early Origins of the Fury family
The surname Fury was first found in County Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel.
Important Dates for the Fury family
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Fury Spelling Variations
The recording of names in Ireland during the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. Since the general population did not know how to read or write, they could only specify how their names should be recorded orally. Research into the name Fury revealed spelling variations, including Fearon, Feron, Feran, Farren and others.
Early Notables of the Fury family (pre 1700)
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Fury migration to the United States
A great mass of Ireland's native population left the island in the 19th century, seeking relief from various forms of social, religious, and economic discrimination. This Irish exodus was primarily to North America. If the migrants survived the long ocean journey, many unfortunately would find more discrimination in the colonies of British North America and the fledgling United States of America. These newly arrived Irish were, however, wanted as a cheap source of labor for the many large agricultural and industrial projects that were essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest nations in the western world. Early immigration and passenger lists indicate many people bearing the Fury name:
Fury Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- James Fury, who landed in Virginia in 1701 
- Mr. Fury, who landed in Georgia in 1741 
Fury Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Mathew Fury, who arrived in America in 1811 
- Charles Fury, who arrived in New York in 1824 
- John Fury, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1833 
- Wilhelm Fury, aged 23, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 
- Honor Fury, aged 25, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849 
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Fury migration to Canada
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fury Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- William Fury, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749
Fury Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Mrs. Mary Fury, aged 50 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Numa" departing from the port of Sligo, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 
- ^ 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)
- ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 29)