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Early Origins of the Sheaves family
The surname Sheaves was first found in Aquila, capital of Abruzzi Province of Italy. A city on the valley of the Aterno. The citadel (1535) of the Spanish viceroy Don Pedro de Toledo. The church of St Bewrardin is notable. The fountain outside the town has 99 jets. It was founded Conrad, son of Emperor Frederick II in 1250. The Spaniards captured it in 1503. Sacked by the French in 1799. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry. Originally of Castille in Spain
, the Italian was moved of army XVI of Carlo V.
Early History of the Sheaves family
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Sheaves Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cheaves, Chaves, Cioffani, Chiapponi, Chiava and many more.
Early Notables of the Sheaves family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sheaves family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sheaves Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Sheaves, who settled in New York, NY in 1820
Contemporary Notables of the name Sheaves (post 1700)
- Evan Sheaves, American actor, best known for his starring role in an episode of the hit American TV series, Farscape