The surname Grand champs was first found in Britanny (Bretagne).
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Notable amongst this name at this time was François-Simon Grandchamps, a general. Born in 1746, he studied law and entered the artillery corps in 1763, passing to the rank of first lieutenant at the Auxonne regiment in 1776. During the Revolution he was employed as lieutenant-colonel interim, replacing the director of... Another 99 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grand champs 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: 30 individuals who arrived from French to Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Pierre Grandchamp married in 1720 in St-Famille-Ile-d'Orleans.