Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in or near either of the settlements called Cheadle in the counties of Cheshire and Staffordshire. Chettle belongs to the class of habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Chettle family
Cheshire 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 Chettle family
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Chettle Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Chettle has been spelled many different ways, including Cheadle, Chedel, Cheade, Cheatle, Cheddle, Cheatley, Chedle, Chettle and many more.
Early Notables of the Chettle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chettle family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Chettles to arrive in North America: Margaret and William Cheadle settled in Virginia in 1663; Ann Cheade also settled in Virginia in that year, probably the daughter.
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