Early Origins of the Malbone family
The surname Malbone was first found in Cheshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. 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. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1250 when Ellen de Malbanc was the heiress. She married Sir Robert of Stockport. The family held a family seat at Mottram.
Early History of the Malbone family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Malbone research.Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1695, 1768 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Malbone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Malbone Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Malbone has undergone many spelling variations
, including Malbon, Malbone, Mallebone, Marlybone, Mallibone and others.
Early Notables of the Malbone family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Colonel Godfrey Malbone (1695-1768) of Virginia and Connecticut. He made his fortune as a shipping merchant and slave trader, becoming one of the wealthiest men... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Malbone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Malbone family to Ireland
Some of the Malbone family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Malbone family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Malbone were among those contributors:
Malbone Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Salvatore Malbone, aged 22, originally from Sicily, who arrived in New York in 1911 aboard the ship "Italia" from Palermo, Italy CITATION[CLOSE]
"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJKJ-8QM : 6 December 2014), Salvatore Malbone, 26 Mar 1911; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Italia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
- Larcellina Malbone, aged 19, originally from Villalba, Sicily, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Madonna" from Palermo, Italy CITATION[CLOSE]
"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XB-KJD : 6 December 2014), Larcellina Malbone, 07 Jul 1920; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Madonna, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Contemporary Notables of the name Malbone (post 1700)
- Elizabeth Malbone (1755-1832), American daughter of Colonel Francis Malbone, mother of Thomas Breese, the American naval officer known for his service under Oliver Hazard Perry during the 1813 Battle of Lake Erie
- Edward Greene Malbone (1777-1807), American painter, one of the most sought-after miniaturists of his day; born at Newport, Rhode Island, he is thought to have descended from Colonel Godfrey Malbone
- Colonel Francis Malbone (1759-1809), American merchant and politician, Representative from Rhode Island at-large (1793-1797), Member of Rhode Island State House of Representatives in 1807 and U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1809; his house, the Francis Malbone House is a historic house at 392 Thames Street in Newport in Newport, Rhode Island