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Where did the Italian Chiappetta family come from? What is the Italian Chiappetta family crest and coat of arms? When did the Chiappetta family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Chiappetta family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cheaves, Chaves, Cioffani, Chiapponi, Chiava and many more.
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.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Chiappetta Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Chiappetta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chiappetta Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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