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Blackiston Early Origins



The surname Blackiston was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Blackiston Spelling Variations


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Blackiston Spelling Variations



Although the name, Blackiston, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Blackstone, Blakiston, Blakistone, Blaxton, Blackiston, Blackistone and many more.

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Blackiston Early History


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Blackiston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blackiston research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1723, 1780, 1595, 1675, 1623, 1723, 1780, 1582, 1630, 1589, 1650, 1692, 1603, 1649, 1691, 1692, 1698 and 1702 are included under the topic Early Blackiston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blackiston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blackiston Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Reverend William Blaxton (Blackstone) (1595-1675), an early British settler in New England in 1623, and the first European settler of modern-day Boston and Rhode Island; Sir William Blackstone (1723-1780), an English judge, jurist and professor who produced the treatise on the...

Another 103 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blackiston 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



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 Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Blackiston family name Blackiston, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Blackiston Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nehemiah Blackiston, who came to Maryland in 1668
  • Nehemiah Blackiston, who landed in Maryland in 1668
  • William Blackiston, who landed in Maryland in 1674
  • William Blackiston, who came to Maryland in 1674

Blackiston Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Presley Blackiston, whose Oath of Allegiance was on record in Pennsylvania in 1777
  • George Blackiston, who came to Maryland sometime between 1634 and 1789

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blackiston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blackiston (post 1700)



  • David J. Blackiston (1846-1915), American politician, Mayor of Cumberland, Maryland in 1891
  • Mary Blackiston, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2000
  • Galton Blackiston (b. 1962), English chef, born in Norfolk, his hotel Morston Hall is Michelin starred with 3 AA rosettes

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    11. ...

    The Blackiston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blackiston 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 15 January 2016 at 11:36.

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