Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Chesebrough comes from when the 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.
Early Origins of the Chesebrough family
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 Chesebrough family
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Chesebrough Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Chesebrough has appeared include Chesbrough, Cheesebourgh, Cheesbrough, Cheseborough, Chesebrough and many more.
Early Notables of the Chesebrough family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chesebrough family to Ireland
Some of the Chesebrough family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Chesebrough family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Chesebrough arrived in North America very early:
Chesebrough Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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