The surname Chappes was first found in Ile-de-France.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chappes research.Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1314, 1317, 1331, 1429, 1463, 1667, 1710, 1763, 1780, 1851, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Chappes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Chape, Chappe, Chapa, Chapax, Chappaz, Chapé, Chapey, Chapez, Chapat, Chapdeleine, Chappedeleine, Chapenoire, Chapdeville, Chapchoul, Chapier, Chapados and many more.
Notable amongst the family was Louis Chapat, born in 1710 in a Calvinist family of Orange. He is recorded in Orange, Geneva, Berlin and Amsterdam, and engraved imitations of cameos and smalls busts on hard stone. That of Calvin can be found in Geneva. Claude Chappe, born in Brulon in 1763, was a scientist who invented a type of telegraph. Ignace-Urbain-Jean, his brother, was administrator of telegraphic lines. Jean-Rene Chappedelaine was a page for the count of Artois then became officer at... Another 82 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chappes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 350 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among these were Andre Chapdeleine, who married in 1691 in Menard, Quebec.