Eva Jane Chapman

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    26 January 1921Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    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 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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    Sources (13)

    • Eva J Chapman in entry for Reita Florene Willis, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"
    • 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"

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