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  • Abigail Burt (1690 - 1778)
    Abigail Burt formerly Cheever Born 20 May 1691 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Daughter of Thomas Cheever and Sarah (Bill) Cheever Sister of Thomas Cheever, Sarah (Cheever) Kendall, ...
  • Ada Marie Duffey (1896 - 1981)
  • Reverend Ames Cheever (1686 - 1756)
    Interesting facts: First minister of Manchester, Massachusetts and a slaveholder.Bibliographic information* Title Genealogies: The Hassam Family, the Hilton Family, the Cheever Family * Author John Ty...
  • Anna (Second) Cheever (1727 - 1727)
  • Anna [Fuller] Cheever (1705 - 1740)
    6. Samuel 3 Burrill (John 2, George1) was born in Lynn, 20 Apr., 1674, and died there 23 May, 17 13. He married 14 Sept., 1697, Margaret Jarvis, of Boston. She married, second, 12 May, 1715, Daniel Man...

About the Cheever surname


English: from Anglo-Norman French chivere, chevre, "goat" (Latin capra, "nanny goat"), applied as a nickname for an unpredictable or temperamental person, or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd.

other versions of this name


  • Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4