Early Origins of the Cheal family
Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times and take their name from the hamlet of Cheal, three miles from Donington.
Early History of the Cheal family
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Cheal Spelling Variations
Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Cheal include Cheales, Cheals, Cheal, Cheel, Chele, Cheles, Cheyle, Cheyles and many more.
Early Notables of the Cheal family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cheal family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Cheal or a variant listed above:
Cheal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Cheal Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Cheal (post 1700)
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