Early Origins of the Baylon family
The surname Baylon was first found in Westmorland
. where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1195 when Ralph Baeler held estates in that county.
Early History of the Baylon family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baylon research.Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1.B3, 1455, 1487, 1642, 1752, 1784, 1st , 1642, 1634 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Baylon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Baylon Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Baylon has been spelled many different ways, including Baylor, Balor, Bayler, Paler, Payler and others.
Early Notables of the Baylon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Baylon family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Baylons to arrive in North America: Arthur Paylor, aged 25, who arrived at Ellis Island
, in 1920; Mr. Chas. Paylor, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1903; Paul Paylor, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1917.