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Early Origins of the Baldrige family


The surname Baldrige was first found in Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Baldrige family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baldrige research.
Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1080, 1235, 1306, 1481, 1524, 1504, 1512, 1515, 1608, 1679, 1663, 1685 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Baldrige History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Baldrige Spelling Variations


The name Baldrige, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Baldrick, Baldred, Baldridge, Balrich, Baldrey and many more.

Early Notables of the Baldrige family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Thomas Baldry (c.1481-1524), English politician, Member of Parliament for Ipswich in 1504, 1512 and 1515; Edmund Boldero (1608-1679), an English royalist...
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Migration of the Baldrige family to Ireland


Some of the Baldrige family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Baldrige family to the New World and Oceana


The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Baldrige family, or who bore a variation of the surname Baldrige were James Baldridge who settled in Maryland in 1634; Thomas Baldridge settled in Maryland in 1634. This family later enjoyed the distinction of being one of the distinguished families of the U.S.A..

Contemporary Notables of the name Baldrige (post 1700)


  • Letitia Baldrige (1926-2012), American etiquette expert and author of twenty books, best known as Jacqueline Kennedy's Social Secretary
  • Malcolm Baldrige Jr. (1922-1987), United States Secretary of Commerce and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • William Lovell Baldrige (1869-1947), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas Jackson Baldrige (1872-1964), American Republican politician, Common Pleas Court Judge in Pennsylvania, 1910-21; Pennsylvania State Attorney General, 1927-29; Superior Court Judge in Pennsylvania, 1929-43 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1922-1987), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1964, 1972; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1981-87 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1894-1985), American Republican politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1923; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1931-33 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Howard Hammond Baldrige (1864-1928), American Republican politician, Member of Nebraska State Senate, 1900-01; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carl C. Baldrige, American Republican politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Allegheny County 10th District, 1926 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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