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Blacksmith Early Origins



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

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Blacksmith Spelling Variations


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Blacksmith Spelling Variations



The name, Blacksmith, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Blackstone, Blakiston, Blakistone, Blaxton, Blackiston, Blackistone and many more.

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Blacksmith Early History


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Blacksmith Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blacksmith 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 Blacksmith History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blacksmith Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blacksmith 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 Blacksmith 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



The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Blacksmith surname who came to North America were: Elizabeth Blackston who settled in New England in 1638; John Blackston settled in New England in 1750; Thomas Blackston settled in Virginia in 1642; John Blackstone settled in Virginia in 1720.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blacksmith (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blacksmith (post 1700)



  • Russell Blacksmith, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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