Early Origins of the Baltray family
Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Baltray family
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Baltray Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name found included Baldrick, Baldred, Baldridge, Balrich, Baldrey and many more.
Early Notables of the Baltray family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Baltray family to Ireland
Some of the Baltray family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Baltray family to the New World and Oceana
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Baltray, or a spelling variation of the surname include: 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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