Judith Whitten

Femaleabout 1770–7 February 1864

Brief Life History of Judith

When Judith Whitten was born about 1770, in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Whitten Jr., was 35 and her mother, Chloe Bumpus, was 25. 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 95.

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Family Time Line

Robert Chapman Jr
Judith Whitten
Marriage: 6 October 1786
Julia Chapman
Robert Chapman
Sarah Chapman
Clara Chapman
Caroline Chapman
Ann Chapman
Robert Chapman
Lyman Chapman

Sources (5)

  • Judy Chapman in household of Lyman Chapman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Judith Chapman, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Judith Chapman, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1786Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    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

    English: variant of Whitton or Whiting .

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

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