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Profiles

  • Abigail Burt (1691 - 1723)
  • Reverend Ames Cheever (1686 - 1756)
    Interesting facts: First minister of Manchester, Massachusetts and a slaveholder. Bibliographic information QR code for Genealogies Title Genealogies: The Hassam Family, the Hilton Family, the Ch...
  • 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...
  • Anna (Second) Cheever (1726 - 1726)
  • Augustus Cheever (1823 - 1871)
    Title Genealogies: The Hassam Family, the Hilton Family, the Cheever Family Author John Tyler Hassam Publisher Priv. print., 1896 Original from Harvard University Digitized Jan 18, 2008 Length 89 pages...

About the Cheever surname

origin

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

sources

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