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Blackstone Early Origins



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

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Blackstone Spelling Variations


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Blackstone Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Blackstone occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Blackstone, Blakiston, Blakistone, Blaxton, Blackiston, Blackistone and many more.

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Blackstone Early History


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Blackstone Early History



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

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Blackstone Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blackstone 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 Blackstone 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 illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Blackstone, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Blackstone Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Blackstone settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1620
  • William Blackstone, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1626
  • Tho Blackstone, who arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • John Blackstone in Virginia in 1635
  • John Blackstone, who landed in Maryland in 1661
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blackstone Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Matthew Blackstone, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • John Blackstone settled in Virginia in 1720

Blackstone Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Blackstone, aged 38, a mason, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dallam Tower" in 1875
  • Annie Blackstone, aged 38, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dallam Tower" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blackstone (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blackstone (post 1700)



  • Thomas W. Blackstone, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924
  • Suzanne Blackstone, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012
  • Stephen F. Blackstone, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Madison County, 1813-14
  • Ron Blackstone, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1992
  • Lorenzo Blackstone, American politician, Mayor of Norwich, Connecticut, 1867; Member of Connecticut State Senate 8th District, 1879-80
  • L. E. Blackstone, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 22nd District, 1897-98
  • John W. Blackstone, American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Senate, 1880-81
  • James Blackstone, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Branford, 1825-26, 1830, 1832; Member of Connecticut State Senate 6th District, 1841
  • J. August Blackstone, American politician, First Selectman of Branford, Connecticut, 1888
  • Ernest Blackstone, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1936
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Blackstone Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. 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).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    11. ...

    The Blackstone Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blackstone 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.

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