Early Origins of the Blakton family
Durham where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Blakton family
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Blakton Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name found included Blackstone, Blakiston, Blakistone, Blaxton, Blackiston, Blackistone and many more.
Early Notables of the Blakton family (pre 1700)
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...
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Migration of the Blakton family to the New World and Oceana
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 Blakton, or a spelling variation of the surname include: 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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