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Early Origins of the Championnet family


The surname Championnet was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Liege, a province in Belgium, center of Walloon country. Within this province the notable towns are Liege, the capital city, seat of the great cathedral of St.Lambert destroyed in 1794. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Early History of the Championnet family

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Early History of the Championnet family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Championnet research.
Another 244 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1440, 1598, and 1805 are included under the topic Early Championnet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Championnet Spelling Variations

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Championnet Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Champion, Campion, Championnet and others.

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Early Notables of the Championnet family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Championnet family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Championnet family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Championnet family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ant Champion, who arrived in Virginia in 1667; Benj Champion, who settled in Virginia sometime between 1675 and 1676; Camberlin Campion, who came to Barbados in 1680.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Championnet (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Championnet (post 1700)


  • Jean Étienne Vachier Championnet, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Jean Championnet. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Jean Championnet. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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