Sibyl Chapin

Female28 August 1781–6 October 1862

Brief Life History of Sibyl

When Sibyl Chapin was born on 28 August 1781, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Elisha Chapin, was 38 and her mother, Eunice Jones, was 40. She married Enoch Ashley on 29 November 1810, in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 12 years. She died on 6 October 1862, in West Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81.

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Enoch Ashley
Sibyl Chapin
Marriage: 29 November 1810
Sybil Ashley
Eliza Ashley
David Hale Ashley
Eliza Ashley
Adelaide Adeline Ashley

Sources (15)

  • Sybil Ashley in household of David Ashley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sybil Chapin in the Massachusetts, Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850
  • Sybil Ashey, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1810West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (7)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 2

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 5

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.


    Age 22

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    French and Spanish: from Old French eschapin, Spanish chapín ‘type of overshoe made of cork’, applied as a nickname for someone who habitually wore this type of footwear or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made them.

    English: variant of Chopin , more commonly surviving in England as Chopping and Chappin.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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