Mary Magdalene Summers

10 October 1758–15 October 1813 (Age 55)
Newberry, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Magdalene

When Mary Magdalene Summers was born on 10 October 1758, in Newberry, South Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Summers, was 28 and her mother, Eleanor D Clary, was 20. She married Rev. Giles A Chapman III on 14 September 1775, in Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 15 October 1813, in her hometown, at the age of 55, and was buried in Newberry, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Giles A Chapman III
1748–1819
Mary Magdalene Summers
1758–1813
Marriage: 14 September 1775
Joseph Chapman
1776–1858
Elijah P Chapman Sr
1778–1848
Eleanor Chapman
1782–1818
Elizabeth Chapman
1784–1839
Anna Nancy Chapman
1786–1883
John Nathan Chapman
1788–1854
Giles M Chapman
1791–1831
William Washington Chapman
1793–1851
Daniel B Chapman
1795–1872
Samuel Chapman
1797–1876
Lewis Chapman
1800–1860

Spouse and Children

Children

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Siblings

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World Events (6)

1776
Age 18
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island
Age 18
On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 29
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Summer 1.2 Irish (Sligo): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ‘descendant of Somachán’, a nickname meaning ‘gentle’, ‘innocent’.3 Americanized form of some likesounding Ashkenazic Jewish name.

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

Possible Related Names

Somers
Summer
Somer
Somerville

Story Highlight

Chapman Family Bible

Chapman Family Bible Taken from the 'Annals of Newberry', by John A. Chapman, page 598-99 The Bible belonging to the Chapman family, the family of the compiler of these Annals (John A. Chapman), wa …

Sources (17)

  • Mary Summers Chapman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The annals of Newberry : in two parts
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current

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