Judith Whitten

about 1770–7 February 1864 (Age 94)
Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Judith

When Judith Whitten was born about 1770, in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Whetten Jr., was 33 and her mother, Chloe Bumpus, was 24. She married Robert Chapman Jr on 6 October 1786, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 7 February 1864, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Robert Chapman Jr
1763–1842
Judith Whitten
1770–1864
Marriage: 6 October 1786
Julia Chapman
1782–1860
Robert Chapman
1791–
Sarah Chapman
1793–
Clara Chapman
1795–
Caroline Chapman
1797–
Ann Chapman
1812–
Robert Chapman
1807–1882
Lyman Chapman
1809–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 October 1786
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Whetten Jr.

    Male1737–1822Male

    Female1746–1822Female

siblings

(7)

    Theophilus Whitten

    Male1764–Male

    William Whitten

    Male1764–Male

    Female1766–1834Female

    Female1770–1864Female

    Jeremiah Bumpus Whiting M.D.

    Male1774–1850Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 11

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 30

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Whitton .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Judy Chapman in household of Lyman Chapman, "United States Census, 1860"

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