Chesebroh History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Chesebroh come 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.

Early Origins of the Chesebroh family

The surname Chesebroh 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.

Early History of the Chesebroh family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chesebroh research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1594, 1667, 1649, 1430, 1427 and 1431 are included under the topic Early Chesebroh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chesebroh Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Chesebroh has been recorded under many different variations, including Chesbrough, Cheesebourgh, Cheesbrough, Cheseborough, Chesebrough and many more.

Early Notables of the Chesebroh family (pre 1700)

Notables of this surname at this time include: David Cherbury or Chirbury ( fl. 1430), Bishop of Dromore, a Carmelite friar, possibly a member of the Oxford house of his order, since he is recorded to have built its library. "He was made Bishop of Dromore, probably in 1427, but he must have...
Another 51 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chesebroh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Chesebroh family

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Chesebroh or a variant listed above: William Cheesebrough who settled in Boston Massachusetts and later moved to Salem, with his wife Anne, daughter Sarah, and three sons, Peter, Samuel, and Nathanial, in 1630..



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