Family Tree: the above William Bladen heads
up the Derbyshire/Staffs/Shropshire Bladen Tree, born 1585-1663. William was born in Egginton, Derbyshire.
Whilst it is doubtful that he personally went to America as he was Mayor of Dublin and died there, it is possible that his
children/descendants did. The next article shows a continuation spanning 26 years of the Bladen/Hubbards; both families
appearing to move away from New England to the south by the 1660s.
1661 Death of a William Blayden, New Haven Connecticut (this
William was born about 1641. (A Genealogicial Dictionary of the First Settlers in New England before 1692, vol 1, pp. 198-209).
1663 (article not dated itself, but can be dated from the
reference in the next item ref Joseph Blayton: Edmund Hubbard of Hingham in N.E. m. Sarah
widow of Rev John Lyford who had children Rev. Obadiah and Modecai L. the last named made Hubbard his guardian who appointed
William Bladen, alderman of Dublin and John Fisher of the same place attorneys to sell a lease at Leballeglish Co. Armagh.
(Taken from a Summary of genealogicial matter in Lechford's notebook which identifies English homes of early settlers in America).*
1663: Reference to a Joseph Blayton. From "Cavaliers and Pioneers, Virginia Law Patents and Grants in Virginia 1623-1666
(Nugent 1963), John Horsington Gent, 1750 acres New Kent Co. 17 Apr 1663 Upon branches and main swamp of Black Creek beg.
in the line of Thomas London by Westover Path running nigh an Indian field etc. to Mr Hubbard's land, etc, transportation
of 35 persons; Joseph Blayton.*
1692: William Bladen
arrived in Maryland in the Spring of 1692 a few weeks after his 19th birthday. Held some 14 posts, the last one being Principal
Secretary of Maryland. (source: C. Ashley Eliefson's article: William Bladen of Annapolis 1673-1718). See other entry
Family Tree: Yorkshire
1697: From the Complete Book of Emigrants 1661-1699. (Peter
Wilson Coldham, Baltimore 1988). 1-3 Dec 1697. Shippers by the Little John, Mr
William Webb bound from Bristol for Virginia: John Jones, John Miller, Thomas Hollister, John Bubb, Thomas
Blayden (PRO: E190/1154/2).*
1716: A list of Rebebells Transported in the Ship
The Friendship of Belfast, (Michael Mankin Commander) on 20th August 1716: Rebbells' Name: Thomas Forbus.
Purchasers' Names: Wm Bladen Esq. Taken from J. Thomas Scharf, History of Maryland
from the Earliest Period to the Present Day. Baltimore: John Piet 1879 (I: 386-387)*. See other entry under 1692.
Family Tree: Yorkshire
1729: From the Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage 1614-1775.
(Peter Wilson Coldham, Baltimore 1988). Bladen, Thomas S. Summer 1729,
R. Lent 1730 (SP) Shrops. R = Reprieved for transportation.*
1773: From the Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage
1614-1775. (Peter Wilson Coldham, Baltimore 1988). Blaydon, Thomas S. 14
yrs, for receivng goods stolen by Thomas Orage (qv) Summer 1773. Suffolk. S = sentenced to transportation.*
1774: 12-19 Dec 1774. Taken from Passengers
to America (Tepper 1978), Port of London. William Bladen, aged 16, labourer from
London on Ship "Carolina" to Virginia as an indentured servant.*
1774: From the Complete Book of Emigrants in
Bondage 1614-1775 (Peter Wilson Coldham, Baltimore 1988). Bladon, Charles S. for perjury at St Mary,
Stafford, Lent. S = Sentenced to transportation.*
1850: Clinton, OH, Hamilton County, OH, Sycamore Township, Cincinnati, Carman, Henderson Co., Adams County Iowa, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, Tulare CA., Anaheim, Orange Co., CA, Humboldt MD. Howell Morgan Bladon
(born 9 Nov 1828 in Shirenewton, Monmouthshire Wales, married Ann Evans 24 Feb 1876 in Clinton, OH.
Family Tree: Wales
CANADA: Creston, BC, Saskatchewan
1852: Cedar City, Iron, Utah, Salt Lake City, Washington, Ohio, Clermont,
Arizona, Los Angeles. Family of William Bladen (born 1791 Wellington, Shropshire) and
Margaret Baker (born abt 1794) who marry in Shropshire and migrate with children to Utah.
Family Tree: Shropshire
1853: on 2 June 1853 - on the "Caroline Nesmith" to New
York from Liverpool
Akron, Ohio, Walter Lewis Bladon born 22 Nov 1824 married Rachel Atkins 1852.
Family Tree: Blaydon Suffolk
1873: with Mormons to Provo, Utah. Sarah Stott BLADEN b. 1843 who married Thomas Barrett Sr. b. 1840
- emigrated to Utah, USA in 1873.
Family Tree - Staffordshire - 2.
1910: Haverford, Pensylvania, Erie.
Family tree: Shropshire.
1939: Edna May Proudler (Bladen descendant) on "Bassano" on 28th
June 1939 (14 day voyage) Hull to Montreal. Family Tree: Shropshire
1943: Albany, Badoff.
1946: Doris Bladen (1924- )
On Queen Elizabeth, Southampton to New York on 27 December 1946 to marry James Edward Hull. Family Tree: Shropshire.
From 1908: 2 lines: Edmonton, British Columbia, Alberta. Family Tree: Shropshire
From 1963: Toronto Family Tree: Shropshire
From 1963: Toronto/Newfoundland. Family Tree London/Kent
From 1999: Windsor Ontario, Edmonton. Family Tree: Shropshire
* Articles marked with an asterisk provided by Angie Blaydon