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Baldrige Early Origins



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

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Baldrige Spelling Variations


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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.

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Baldrige Early History


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Baldrige Early History



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.

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Baldrige Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Baldrige Early Notables (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...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baldrige Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baldrige In Ireland


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Baldrige In Ireland



Some of the Baldrige family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Atlanti c. 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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Baldrige (post 1700)


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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
  • 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
  • Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1922-1987), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1964, 1972; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1981-87
  • 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
  • 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
  • Carl C. Baldrige, American Republican politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Allegheny County 10th District, 1926
  • Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1894-1985), U. S. Representative from Nebraska

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Baldrige Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baldrige Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 November 2015 at 11:30.

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