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Where did the English Blacksmith family come from? What is the English Blacksmith family crest and coat of arms? When did the Blacksmith family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Blacksmith family history?
The name, Blacksmith, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Blackstone, Blakiston, Blakistone, Blaxton, Blackiston, Blackistone and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blacksmith research. Another 143 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1723, 1780, 1595, 1675, 1623, 1723 and 1780 are included under the topic Early Blacksmith History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 123 words(9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blacksmith Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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 Blacksmith surname who came to North America were: 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.
The Blacksmith Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blacksmith Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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