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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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)



  • Jean Murrell Capers (1913-2017), American jurist,, educator, and politician
  • 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



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. 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).
  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 24 July 2017 at 09:20.

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