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Capers Early Origins



The surname Capers was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where they have held a family seat since the 1100's.

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Capers Spelling Variations


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Capers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chaput, Chapue, Chapud, Chapus, Chapout, Chapoue, Chapoud, Chapous, Chapput, Chappue, Chappud, Chappus, Chappout, Chappoue, Chappoud, Chappous, Shaput, Shapue, Shapus, Shapout, Shapoue, Shapoud, Shappous, Shapput, Shappue, Shappud, Shappus, Shappout, Shappoue, Shappoud, Shappous, Chapuis, Chapus and many more.

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Capers Early History


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Capers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Capers research. Another 667 words (48 lines of text) covering the years 1109, 1389, 1536, 1630, 1641, 1667, 1710 and 1696 are included under the topic Early Capers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Capers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Capers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Capers Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Capers Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Capers, who arrived in South Carolina in 1686

Capers Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Herbert Capers, aged 26, who landed in America from Coventry, England, in 1908
  • John Capers, aged 42, who emigrated to America, in 1908
  • Nellie Capers, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Coventry, England, in 1908
  • Mrs. F.L. Capers, aged 55, who landed in America, in 1911
  • F.L. Capers, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Capers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Capers (post 1700)



  • Valerie Capers (b. 1935), American jazz pianist and composer from New York City
  • Selvish Capers (b. 1985), American NFL football offensive tackle for the New York Giants
  • Ellison Capers (1837-1908), American Confederate general in the American Civil War
  • Eliza Virginia Capers (1925-2004), American Tony Award winning actress
  • Ernest Dominic "Dom" Capers (b. 1950), American NFL football defensive coordinator of the Green Bay Packers
  • Wayne Capers (b. 1961), American retired NFL football wide receiver

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Capers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Capers 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.

    This page was last modified on 5 August 2014 at 14:28.

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