Early Origins of the Chipchase family
Northumberland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Chipchase family
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Chipchase Spelling Variations
spelling variations are extremely common among early Scottish names. Chipchase has been spelled Chipchase, Chipchace and others.
Early Notables of the Chipchase family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chipchase family to the New World and Oceana
Unrest, poverty, and persecution caused thousands to look for opportunity and freedom in the North American colonies. The crossing was long, overcrowded, and unsanitary, though, and came only at great expense. Many Strathclyde families settled on the east coast of North America in communities that would form the backbone of what would become the great nations of the United States and Canada. The American War of Independence caused those who remained loyal to England to move north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In the 20th century, Strathclyde and other Scottish families across North America began to recover their collective heritage through highland games and Clan societies. Among them:
Chipchase Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Chipchase Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Chipchase (post 1700)
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