in 1066 A.D.
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Although the name, Blagdon, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings 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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Blagdon family name Blagdon, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Blagdon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Blagdon, who arrived in America in 1808 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)