Early Origins of the Bowderay family
Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bowderay family
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Early Notables of the Bowderay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bowderay family to Ireland
Some of the Bowderay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Bowderay family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Bowderay surname who came to North America were: James Baldridge who settled in Maryland in 1634; Thomas Baldridge settled in Maryland in 1634. This family later enjoyed the distinction of being one of the distinguished families of the U.S.A..
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