Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived near the chapel, The surname Chappele is a topographic surname, which is a type of surname that was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. In this case the Chappele family were dwellers by the churchyard.
Early Origins of the Chappele family
Pipe Rolls of Norfolk in 1202. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Hugh de la Chapele in Nottinghamshire.
During the reign of Edward I., Thomas de la Chapele was listed in Northumberland and John atte Chapele was listed in Somerset. William a la Chapele was listed in the Feet of Fines Rolls about the same time. Richard de la Chapele was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Sussex in 1296. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Chappele family
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Chappele Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Chapel, Chappell, Chappel, Chappelle, Chapele, Chapell, Chapple and many more.
Early Notables of the Chappele family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chappele family to Ireland
Some of the Chappele family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Chappele family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Chappele were among those contributors: Jonathan Chaple who settled in Boston 1716; Robert Chapel settled in San Francisco in 1850; Alice settled in New England in 1766; Phyllis Chapple settled in Virginia in 1663.
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