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Cheatham Family History

Cheatham Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Cheetham.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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64,965 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,950 Military Records
1,620 Immigration Records
42,613 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Cheatham Families

  • Number of Cheatham families
     98 - 193
     33 - 97
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cheatham families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cheatham families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cheatham census records

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Cheatham Family Origin

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Cheatham Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cheatham families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cheatham

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Cheatham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cheatham census records

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Cheatham Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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