in 1066 A.D.
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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. Blagden occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Blackden, Blackenden, Blackdean, Blackdon, Blaikden, Blackdene and many more.
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 Atlantic. 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 Blagden, or a spelling variation of the surname include:
Blagden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- E. R. Blagden, aged 38, who settled in America from London, in 1892
- Blagden, aged 26, who landed in America from London, in 1892
- L.P. Blagden, aged 51, who emigrated to America from Liverpool, in 1892
Blagden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Edward S. Blagden, who landed in America, in 1903
- Frances W. Blagden, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
- George Blagden, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
- Maggie Blagden, aged 24, who landed in America from Busbey Heath, England, in 1910
- James Blagden, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1911
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