Languedoc. The name is derived from when the family lived in Languedoc.
Early Origins of the Le fournie family
Languedoc, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Le fournie family
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Early Notables of the Le fournie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Le fournie family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Le fournie has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Le fournie were Martin Forner settled in Philadelphia in 1748; William Forner settled in Philadelphia in 1852; Lewis Forner settled in Philadelphia in 1866; Honoré.
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