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Re: fambrough family

Posted: 3 May 2011 2:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
The Fambrough name has English origins. The most common spelling of the name in England was Farmbrough but there were other variations of spelling. Thomas Farmbrough migrated to Virginia Colony in the mid-seventeen hundreds and dropped the r from the name. Most of his decendants retain the spelling today. One Allen Gates Fambro, once served as Georgia State Senator, had dropped the ugh from the name, by the time of the early 1800s. During the next 100 years, a few more families had also dropped the ugh. Most of the freed slaves, who took the name, also dropped the ugh.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
t. j. lee 16 Feb 2006 8:19PM GMT 
Dave Boatman 8 Mar 2006 3:04PM GMT 
judybi10 10 Dec 2010 9:01AM GMT 
FAMBROUGHN 26 Jan 2011 5:46AM GMT 
David Boatman 3 May 2011 8:50PM GMT 
JFambroughGal... 5 Sep 2007 4:27AM GMT 
JFambroughGal... 9 Sep 2007 7:00PM GMT 
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