Eva Jane Chapman

13 November 1901–11 October 1983 (Age 81)
North English, Iowa, Iowa, United States

The Life of Eva Jane

When Eva Jane Chapman was born on 13 November 1901, in North English, Iowa, Iowa, United States, her father, Frederick Obadiah Chapman, was 46 and her mother, Ardelia Eliza Miller, was 41. She married Carol Millard Willis on 26 January 1921, in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in West Chester, Washington, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Slate Creek Election Precinct, Josephine, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 11 October 1983, in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carol Millard Willis
Eva Jane Chapman
Marriage: 26 January 1921
Reita Florene Willis
Carol Junior Willis

Spouse and Children

    Carol Millard Willis



26 January 1921
Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States


    Reita Florene Willis


    Carol Junior Willis




Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 10

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Eva J Willis in household of Carol M Willis, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Eva J Willis in household of Carol M Willis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eva J Chapman in entry for Reita Florene Willis, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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