Mallibond History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Mallibond family
The surname Mallibond 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.
Important Dates for the Mallibond family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mallibond research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1695, 1768 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Mallibond History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mallibond Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Mallibond has been spelled many different ways, including Malbon, Malbone, Mallebone, Marlybone, Mallibone and others.
Early Notables of the Mallibond 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...
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Migration of the Mallibond family
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Mallibonds to arrive in North America: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..