occupational for "one who blocks," such as a shoemaker or bookbinder.
Early Origins of the Blogg family
Wiltshire where they held a family seat with estates in that shire. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The first found reference to the Blogg surname was in the year 1199 when Robert Bloc was listed in the Curia Regis Rolls for Wiltshire.
Early History of the Blogg family
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Blogg Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Blogg include Bloggs, Blogg, Block, Blocks, Blox, Blogs and others.
Early Notables of the Blogg family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Blogg family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Blogg were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:
Blogg Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Blogg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Blogg Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Blogg (post 1700)
Historic Events for the Blogg family
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