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Charter Early Origins



The surname Charter was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat from early times after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Charter Spelling Variations


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Charter Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations. Charter has been spelled Charteris, Charters, Charter, Charteres, Chartteris, Chartters and many more.

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Charter Early History


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Charter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Charter research. Another 445 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1249, 1296, 1361, 1593, 1597, 1621, 1625, 1628, 1639, 1641, 1523, 1527, 1467, 1565, 1628, 1599, 1620, 1625, 1700 and are included under the topic Early Charter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Charter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Charter Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Charter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Charter In Ireland


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Charter In Ireland



Some of the Charter family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Unwelcome in their beloved homeland, many Scots sailed for the colonies of North Ameri ca. There, they found land and freedom, and even the opportunity to make a new nation in the American War of Independence. These Scottish settlers played essential roles in the founding of the United States, and the shaping of contemporary North America. Among them:

Charter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Charter settled in Virginia in 1638

Charter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Charter settled in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Mrs. Geo. Charter, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • A. B. Charter, aged 27, who landed in America from London, in 1896

Charter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Wesley J. Charter, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Edward George Charter, aged 26, who emigrated to America from London, England, in 1908
  • Frank Charter, aged 10, who landed in America from Ossett, England, in 1909
  • George Charter, aged 13, who emigrated to the United States from England, in 1909
  • Phyllis Charter, aged 10, who settled in America from London, England, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Charter Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Jane Charter, aged 19, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Navarino"

Charter Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Henry Charter, aged 23, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alumbagh" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Charter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Charter (post 1700)



  • Mildred Charter, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956
  • Marshall E. Charter, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Ellington; Elected 1906
  • Bernard E. Charter, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Milford, 1930
  • Alfred U. Charter, American Democrat politician, First Selectman of Ellington, Connecticut, 1896; Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Ellington, 1916

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    5. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    8. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
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    The Charter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Charter 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 1 December 2015 at 14:04.

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