Grace Brown Chapman

23 December 1870–24 November 1963 (Age 92)
Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Grace Brown

When Grace Brown Chapman was born on 23 December 1870, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, William Ladd Chapman, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Eleanor Frost, was 24. She married Oliver Cromwell Gould on 23 December 1898, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1930 and South Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1940. She died on 24 November 1963, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Cromwell Gould
1870–1953
Grace Brown Chapman
1870–1963
Marriage: 23 December 1898
Alice Gould
1899–1988
Philip Chapman Gould
1900–1977
Alphin Twitchell Gould
1903–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1898
Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Grace C Gould in household of Oliver C Gould, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace C Gould in household of Oliver C Gould, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace B Gould in household of John M Gould, "United States Census, 1910"

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