Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Farney Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Fahrney Family Site
Posted by: Charles Bradley Date: February 09, 2002 at 09:10:32
In Reply to: Re: Fahrney Family Site by Tabitha Ritchie of 59

Hi Tabitha,
I am also a descendent of Dr. Peter Fahrney. I have two references to his grandfather, Peter Farnie (also spellings: Forni, Fornie, Fornee, Forney, Fahrney) to Darmstadt, Germany, and Switzerland. He came from Switzerland to PA sometime between 1717 and 1729. There is also a reference in a bottle collector's site to early pharmaceutical bottles, which reference a "Forni's Alpenkrauter Blutbeleber" (mountain herb blood revitalizer) that was sold in Switzerland. Supposedly, Peter Farnie brought the formula with him to America, and he and his sons sold it through various companies, developed new products, etc. One of his descendents (also Peter Fahrney) established a large pharmaceutical comapany in Chicago in the early-mid 1800s. How does that compare with your info? Look forward to hearing from you.

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network