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Bidlack Early Origins



The surname Bidlack was first found in Devon 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 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Bidlack Spelling Variations


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Bidlack Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Bidlack has appeared include Bidlake, Bidluck, Bidlak, Bidlook, Bedlake, Bydlake, Bylake and many more.

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Bidlack Early History


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Bidlack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bidlack research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1163, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Bidlack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bidlack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bidlack Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bidlack Notables 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Bidlack arrived in North America very early: J.B. Bidlack, aged 50, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1893; and William C. Bidlack, aged 44, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1914; Stefan Bidlock, aged 25, who arrived at Ellis Island from Wilna, in 1892..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bidlack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bidlack (post 1700)



  • Benjamin Alden Bidlack (1804-1849), American Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Hal Bidlack (b. 1958), retired United States Air Force officer and national security aide
  • Hal Bidlack (b. 1958), American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 5th District, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Benjamin Alden Bidlack (1804-1849), American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1835-36; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1841-45 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Bidlack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bidlack 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 6 July 2016 at 11:20.

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