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Chartters History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Chartters family


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

Early History of the Chartters family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chartters 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 Chartters History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chartters Spelling Variations


In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names. Chartters has appeared as Charteris, Charters, Charter, Charteres, Chartteris, Chartters and many more.

Early Notables of the Chartters family (pre 1700)


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

Migration of the Chartters family to Ireland


Some of the Chartters 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.

Migration of the Chartters family to the New World and Oceana


The freedom, opportunity, and land of the North American colonies beckoned. There, Scots found a place where they were generally free from persecution and where they could go on to become important players in the birth of new nations. Some fought in the American War of Independence, while others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these Scottish settlers have been able to recover their lost national heritage in the last century through highland games and Clan societies in North America. Among them: William Charteris who settled in Virginia in 1622; J. Charter settled in San Francisco Cal. in 1850; John Charter settled in Virginia in 1638; Lawrence Charters settled in St. Christopher in 1716.

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