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The founding heritage of the Chantree family is in the Anglo-Saxon culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Chantree comes from when one of the family worked as a person who worked at the church and was in charge of providing songs or chants for mass having derived from the Old French word chanterie.

Chantree Early Origins



The surname Chantree was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Chantree Spelling Variations


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Chantree 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. Chantree has been spelled many different ways, including Chantrey, Chauntre, Chauntrey, Chauntree, Chantree, Chantrie, Chantre and many more.

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Chantree Early History


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Chantree Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chantree research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1445, 1465, 1662, 1781, 1789, 1803, 1781 and 1841 are included under the topic Early Chantree History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chantree Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chantree Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chantree Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Chantrees to arrive in North America: Robert Chantrey who arrived in Virginia in 1623.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Chantree Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chantree 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 October 2012 at 10:46.

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