When David Chapman was born on 7 December 1752, in Stratham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Chapman III, was 46 and his mother, Hannah York, was 47. He married Elizabeth Clark in 1773, in Stratham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 4 August 1817, in Newmarket, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Newmarket, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.
English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chap(pe)man, chepman, Old English cēapmann, cēpemann, a compound of cēap ‘barter, bargain, price, property’ + mann ‘man’.
Jewish: adopted probably for a like-sounding or like-meaning name in some other European language; see for example Kaufman .
History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. John Chapmen (sic) was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.
Possible Related Names
David Chapman in the New Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982 ViewNew Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982 Add or update information Report a problem Name: David Chapman Probat …
As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.