Joseph Fields Chapman

15 September 1876–12 April 1949 (Age 72)
District 721, White, Georgia, United States

The Life of Joseph Fields

When Joseph Fields Chapman was born on 15 September 1876, in District 721, White, Georgia, United States, his father, William Henry Chapman, was 28 and his mother, Mary Louisa Teasley, was 27. He married Minnie Grimalee Wall on 19 February 1908. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Habersham, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1648, Habersham, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 12 April 1949, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Clarkesville, Habersham, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Fields Chapman
1876–1949
Minnie Grimalee Wall
1891–1985
Marriage: 19 February 1908
Paul Kermit Chapman
1910–2001
Leonard Fielden Chapman
1912–1939
Ruby Mae Chapman
1914–2006
Ethel Irene Chapman
1916–2010
Jessie Ruth Chapman
1918–2009
James Ray Chapman
1920–2005
Minnie L. Chapman
1923–
Florence Louise Chapman
1925–2009
Mary M. Chapman
1927–2014
Charles Lloyd Chapman
1929–2003
Janie H Chapman
1933–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 February 1908
Anderson, South Carolina
children

(11)

    Paul Kermit Chapman

    Male1910–2001Male

    Leonard Fielden Chapman

    Male1912–1939Male

    Ruby Mae Chapman

    Female1914–2006Female

    Ethel Irene Chapman

    Female1916–2010Female

    Jessie Ruth Chapman

    Female1918–2009Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 2

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chapman, Old English cēapmann, a compound of cēap ‘barter’, ‘bargain’, ‘price’, ‘property’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph F Chapman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph F Chapman in household of Mary L Chapman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph F Chapman, "United States Census, 1920"

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