Eunice Chapin

22 February 1769–1840 (Age 70)
Springfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice Chapin was born on 22 February 1769, in Springfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Elisha Chapin, was 25 and her mother, Eunice Jones, was 24. She married Charles Ferre on 17 December 1790, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1840, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ferre
1761–1814
Eunice Chapin
1769–1840
Marriage: 17 December 1790
Tirzah Ferre
1791–1862
Marquis Ferre
1793–1874
Jobe Ely Ferre
1795–
Catherine Ferry
1801–1879
Jube Ely Ferry
1803–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1790
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

    Female1791–1862Female

    Marquis Ferre

    Male1793–1874Male

    Jobe Ely Ferre

    Male1795–Male

    Female1801–1879Female

    Jube Ely Ferry

    Female1803–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 7

New York is the 11th state.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 19

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

French and Spanish: from a reduced form of French eschapin or Spanish chapín, a term for a light (woman's) shoe; perhaps a nickname for someone who habitually wore this type of footwear or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eunice Chapin, "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887"
  • Eunice in entry for Marquis Ferry, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Eunice Ferre in entry for Tirgy Hayward, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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