Anna Arah Cambron

9 August 1861–11 March 1940 (Age 78)
Lisbon, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Anna Arah

When Anna Arah Cambron was born on 9 August 1861, in Lisbon, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States, her father, Aaron Bailey Cambron, was 31 and her mother, Amanda Caroline Tate, was 23. She had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Willis Eastman Chapman. She lived in Goldfield, Wright, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Lincoln Township, Wright, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 11 March 1940, in Eagle Grove, Wright, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78.

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Willis Eastman Chapman
Anna Arah Cambron
Caroline Maude Chapman
Amasa Stetsen Chapman
Fred W Chapman
Oliver Willis Chapman
Ruby Blanche Chapman
John Oak Chapman Sr
Stella Grace Chapman
Jessie Chapman

Spouse and Children

    Willis Eastman Chapman





    Caroline Maude Chapman



    Fred W Chapman



    Ruby Blanche Chapman


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+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 6

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Cambrón): habitational name from places in the provinces of Cácares and Murcia called Cambrón.2 French: from a diminutive of c(h)ambre ‘room’ ( see Cambre ).3 French: habitational name from places in Somme and Aisne called Cambron.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Cambron in household of A B Cambron, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna Chapman in household of John Chapman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna A Chapman, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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