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Belden Early Origins



The surname Belden was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times in the parish of Dunbar. Their history at this place is before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William in 1066 A.D.

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Belden Spelling Variations


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Belden Spelling Variations



The name Belden, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Belton, Beltone, Beleton, Beldan, Belden, Belston, Belting, Beldon and many more.

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Belden Early History


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Belden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Belden research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1231 and 1312 are included under the topic Early Belden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Belden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Belden Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Belden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Belden In Ireland


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Belden In Ireland



Some of the Belden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 59 words (4 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 Belden family, or who bore a variation of the surname Belden were

Belden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Belden, who arrived in Connecticut in 1635

Belden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carolina Belden, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806
  • Wilford Belden, aged 50, landed in New York in 1812
  • Mr. Belden, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1821
  • H Belden, aged 28, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1848
  • E Belden, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Belden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Belden (post 1700)



  • James Robert "Bob" Belden (1956-2015), American Grammy Award winning saxophonist, arranger, composer, bandleader and producer
  • Ira Allison Belden (1874-1916), American outfielder in Major League Baseball
  • George Ogilvie Belden (1797-1833), U.S. Representative from New York
  • James Jerome Belden (1825-1904), U.S. Representative from New York
  • Josiah Belden (1815-1892), American pioneer and politician
  • Jack Belden (1910-1989), American war correspondent
  • Charles Josiah Belden (1887-1966), American photographer and rancher
  • James Robert Belden (b. 1956), American saxophonist, arranger, composer, bandleader and producer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    11. ...

    The Belden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Belden 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 21 May 2015 at 16:15.

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