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The history of the Bilmangor family name begins after the Norman Conquest of 1066. They lived in Nottingham in the midlands of England. However, the family was originally descended from the Bellengers, the Knights of Facomberg in Picardy, France and the name has been corrupted from the name of the French Boulanger family, who were chevaliers (knights) of Hainaut and Flanders.

Bilmangor Early Origins



The surname Bilmangor was first found in Nottingham in the midlands of England where they held a family seat from very early times, and granted large estates in that shire, by William the Conqueror, their liege lord.

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Bilmangor Spelling Variations


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Bilmangor Spelling Variations



Before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Sound was what guided spelling in the Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bilmangor family name include Ballenger, Ballinger, Bellinger, Bellenger and others.

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Bilmangor Early History


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Bilmangor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bilmangor research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1200 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Bilmangor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bilmangor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bilmangor Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bilmangor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bilmangor In Ireland


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Bilmangor In Ireland



Some of the Bilmangor family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 41 words (3 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



To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Bilmangor family to immigrate North America: Frederick Bellinger who settled in New York State in 1710; Henry Bellinger settled in New York in 1709; Marcus Bellinger arrived in New York in 1710; Ann Bellinger settled in Barbados in 1654.

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