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The name Chesbrough has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived 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.

Chesbrough Early Origins



The surname Chesbrough 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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Chesbrough Spelling Variations


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Chesbrough Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Chesbrough have been found, including Chesbrough, Cheesebourgh, Cheesbrough, Cheseborough, Chesebrough and many more.

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Chesbrough Early History


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Chesbrough Early History



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

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Chesbrough Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chesbrough Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chesbrough 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Chesbrough, or a variant listed above:

Chesbrough Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. F.B. Chesbrough, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Chesbrough, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Aaron Chesbrough, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Grace Chesbrough, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Elizabeth Chesbrough, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chesbrough (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chesbrough (post 1700)



  • Henry Chesbrough, American professor and the executive director of the Center for Open Innovation, Berkeley, author of Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology (2003)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    11. ...

    The Chesbrough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chesbrough 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 10 November 2012 at 14:07.

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