South Carolina Surveyor-General, Capt. Edmund Bellinger, Sr., Landgrave (created 1698); was master of the "Blake" which brought the first cattle to South Carolina. Capt. Bellinger was in the service of South Carolina, Gov. Joseph Blake, Sr., Landgrave (created 1696).
What is the history of the ship "Blake"?
Was there a Blake-Bellinger family connection?
Where in England was Gov. Joseph Blake, Sr., from? Who was Gov. Blake's wife? Who was Gov. Blake's mother? What was the name of Gov. Blake's, South Carolina, (Plainfield?) Barony?