Early Origins of the Baltrage family
Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Baltrage family
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Early Notables of the Baltrage family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Baltrage family to Ireland
Some of the Baltrage family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Baltrage 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 Baltrage family, or who bore a variation of the surname Baltrage 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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