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The ancestors of the name Cheeley date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Cheeley family lived in the hamlet of Cheal, in the parish of Gosberton, in the county of Lincolnshire.

Cheeley Early Origins



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

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Cheeley Spelling Variations


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Cheeley Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Cheeley are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Cheeley include: Chely, Chelley, Chealey, Cheales, Cheals, Cheeley, Cheal, Cheel, Chele, Cheles, Cheyle, Cheyles and many more.

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Cheeley Early History


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Cheeley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cheeley research. Another 429 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1273, 1275, 1327, 1500, 1668, and 1682 are included under the topic Early Cheeley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cheeley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cheeley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cheeley 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Cheeley or a variant listed above: John Cheley, who settled in Ontario in 1871; and William John Cheley, who settled in Colorado in 1905.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cheeley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cheeley (post 1700)



  • Joseph Elbert Cheeley, prominent American judge

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Cheeley Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Cheeley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cheeley 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 15 October 2012 at 19:38.

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