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FONT Family History, Liverpool, England

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FONT Family History, Liverpool, England

David Font (View posts)
Posted: 26 Jul 2000 4:17PM GMT
Hello other FONT's:

I am carrying out research on the FONT family name from Liverpool England.

Although I live in New Zealand, my parents come from Liverpool, England and migrated here in the 1950's.

Some relatives migrated in the 1920's to USA from Liverpool and may have settled in Cleveland, OH and perhaps in Canada.

My research so far, has gone back 200 years to the end of the 18thC. I can only speculate where this family originated, but I suspect we came over in the 18thC from Ireland.

There have been other pockets of the FONT surname in England over the last 200years, for instance in Nottingham, London, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, East Yorkshire. They are probably not related.

The name also exists(ed) in Ireland,for instance Dublin and perhaps earlier in Galway.

Some confusion over spelling seems to have occured, ie Fonte, Faunt, Fant, Fent.

I cannot be sure yet whether our name has always been spelt that way. Some of my relatives have said our surname may have been FONTE.

I cannot determine yet any Hispanic or French ancestry, if in fact there was any.

I would welcome any discussion or questions regarding my findings.

Yours faithfully
David Font
Auckland
New Zealand
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
David Font 26 Jul 2000 10:17PM GMT 
jj 4 Aug 2000 8:34PM GMT 
David Font 6 Aug 2000 2:51PM GMT 
jj 7 Aug 2000 7:31PM GMT 
suzanne font 9 Aug 2000 7:04PM GMT 
David Font 9 Aug 2000 8:42PM GMT 
cecilia r. font 7 Sep 2000 10:46PM GMT 
David Font 10 Sep 2000 3:20PM GMT 
M Velez 23 Jan 2001 6:52PM GMT 
Martha Delvalle 2 Feb 2001 4:42PM GMT 
martha delvalle 9 Feb 2001 8:58PM GMT 
M V 9 Feb 2001 9:59PM GMT 
Beverly Font-Harper 20 May 2001 9:47AM GMT 
sulew145 25 Nov 2006 6:13PM GMT 
Valerie Collinge(nee FONT) 27 Nov 2000 1:08PM GMT 
David Font 27 Nov 2000 1:24PM GMT 
David Font 8 Dec 2000 12:26AM GMT 
FONT 18 Jan 2001 4:09PM GMT 
Val Collinge(nee Font) 22 Jan 2001 12:07PM GMT 
jbayoumama60_... 23 Jan 2001 6:05AM GMT 
jbayoumama60_... 23 Jan 2001 6:01AM GMT 
David_Font 24 May 2002 10:32PM GMT 
Francis Faunt 13 Nov 2006 3:39PM GMT 
marthadelvall... 5 Feb 2007 6:16PM GMT 
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