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The Anglo-Saxon name Cheeseborough comes from when the family resided in Cheshire, a county in the northeast of England on the border with Wales. It is from the name of the county that the family name is derived. The name meant "a dweller in a town in Cheshire." This is because the suffix -borough indicated residence in a town.

Cheeseborough Early Origins



The surname Cheeseborough was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Cheeseborough Spelling Variations


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Cheeseborough Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Cheeseborough include Chesbrough, Cheesebourgh, Cheesbrough, Cheseborough, Chesebrough and many more.

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Cheeseborough Early History


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Cheeseborough Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cheeseborough research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1594, 1667 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Cheeseborough History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cheeseborough Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cheeseborough Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Cheeseborough Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Cheeseborough, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1631

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cheeseborough (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cheeseborough (post 1700)



  • E. R. Cheeseborough, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928

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    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. 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.
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    The Cheeseborough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cheeseborough 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.

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