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Early Origins of the Chamblin family

The surname Chamblin 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.

Early History of the Chamblin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chamblin research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1641, 1673, 1687, 1688 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Chamblin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chamblin Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Chamblin family

Notable amongst the family at this time was Jacques de Chambly (died 1687), French military officer who became a seigneur in the New World and a Governor of Acadia in 1673.Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (1688-1763)...
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United States Chamblin migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chamblin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Chamblin, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1756 1

Contemporary Notables of the name Chamblin (post 1700) +

  • Kaitlin Chamblin, American producer, known for I Dream of Dinner (2013-) and The Binds That Tie Us (2010)
  • Daniel Chamblin, American actor, known for The Notebook (2004), and Gettysburg (1993)
  • Delores Chamblin (b. 1955), American self-taught crochet designer, her wares have been seen in the African American Museum in Hempstead, New York (1992-1993), Brooklyn Museum (1997), Polk Museum of Art ( 2010) and Polk Museum of Art Gift Shop (2011)
  • Corey Jermaine Chamblin (b. 1977), American former professional football defensive back, current assistant head coach for the Toronto Argonauts, winner of the 101st Grey Cup and was awarded the Annis Stukus Trophy, CFL's Coach of the Year, in 2013
  • Knox Chamblin (1935-2012), American pastor and professor emeritus of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi
  • M. A. Chamblin, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 7th District, 1861 2
  • A. T. Chamblin, American politician, Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1857 2
  • Claire Chamblin Holley, American folk singer-songwriter from Mississippi who has released eight albums and written for TV, Hollywood musicals and museums

  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)
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 22) . Retrieved from on Facebook