The name is supposedly Dutch. The name of my
Great-Grandmother Kolb's grandfather.
It is found in documents as early as 1835 or so in
Madison County, MS as Festerband, Festervand,
Festevan, Festerbaur, Festabund....
What in the world is the true name of
John W. Festervand, who has many descendants
in LA and TX (and