Frank D Chapman

12 November 1869–26 November 1908 (Age 39)
Napoleon, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Frank D

When Frank D Chapman was born on 12 November 1869, in Napoleon, Jackson, Michigan, United States, his father, Amasa James Chapman, was 39 and his mother, Mary Jane Sweezey, was 34. He married Della Gertrude Crismon on 28 March 1905, in Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Courtland Township, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Ada Township, Dickey, North Dakota, United States in 1900. He died on 26 November 1908, in Roosevelt, Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Frank D Chapman
Della Gertrude Crismon
Marriage: 28 March 1905
Frank Lawrence Chapman
Herbert William Chapman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1905Maricopa, Arizona, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
    Age 10
    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 12
    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.

    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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    Frank D Chapman

    On November 12 1869 or 1872 (need to verify this information for correct birth date year) Frank D Chapman was Born in Napoleon Jackson co. Michigan to Amasa James Chapman and Mary Jane Sweezey he h …

    Sources (10)

    • Franky Chapan in household of A J Chapan, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Frank D Chapman in household of John H Van Meter, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Frank Chapman in entry for Della Gertrude Chapman, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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