Alder Nancy Elizabeth Chapman

Brief Life History of Alder Nancy Elizabeth

When Alder Nancy Elizabeth Chapman was born on 11 April 1870, in White, Georgia, United States, her father, William Henry Chapman, was 22 and her mother, Mary Louisa Teasley, was 21. She married Allen Mitchell Elrod on 4 May 1890, in Habersham, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in District 1391, Habersham, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 3 March 1938, in Habersham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Georgia, United States.

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Allen Mitchell Elrod
Alder Nancy Elizabeth Chapman
Marriage: 4 May 1890
Henry John Washington Elrod
George Walter Elrod
William Allen Luther Elrod
Dovie Luellen Elrod
Alma Canzadie Elrod
Wakeman Joseph Ashbury Elrod
Elsie Maybell Elrod
James Alvester Elrod
Charles Bailey Elrod

Sources (11)

  • Nancy I Elrod in household of Allen M Elrod, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alder C Elrod, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1939"
  • Alder Chapman in entry for James Alvester Elrod, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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Name Meaning

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.

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

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