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Chambless Early Origins



The surname Chambless was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Chambless Spelling Variations


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Chambless Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chamblis, Chambliss, Chamblay, Chambley, Chambly and many more.

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Chambless Early History


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Chambless Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chambless research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1641, 1687 and 1673 are included under the topic Early Chambless History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chambless Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chambless Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chambless 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:

Chambless Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nathaniel Chambless, who arrived in New Jersey in 1675
  • Nathaniel, Chambless Jr., who landed in New Jersey in 1675

Chambless Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Solomon Chambless, who came to Texas in 1837

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chambless (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chambless (post 1700)



  • Matt Chambless, American musician, former drummer for Ingram Hill, a rock band from Memphis, Tennessee
  • Chris Chambless, American co-founder and CMO of Ambit Energy, an American multi-level marketing company in the fields of electricity and natural gas services in 2006
  • Edgar Chambless, American urban planner

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Chambless Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Chambless Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chambless 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 March 2016 at 19:10.

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