Cyrus Story Chapman

Male1 March 1818–2 January 1900

Brief Life History of Cyrus Story

When Cyrus Story Chapman was born on 1 March 1818, in Rushford, Rushford, Allegany, New York, United States, his father, Eliphalet Chapman, was 39 and his mother, Dolly Eaton, was 33. He married Matilda about 1849. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1882. He died on 2 January 1900, in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Eastern Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Story Chapman
Ruth M. Rowzee
Marriage: 24 April 1851
Emily Jane Chapman
George G. Chapman
Albert Chapman
William H. Chapman
Cyrus Edward Chapman
Stacy Allen Chapman
Lillie May Chapman

Sources (9)

  • Cyrus Chapman, Jeffersonville City, Clark, Indiana "United States Census, 1860"
  • Cyrus S Chapman and Ruth M Ronzer, 24 Apr 1851; citing Clark, Indiana, United States, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"
  • Cyrus S Chapman, military record 1861-1865, "United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938", 1882; citing p. 11088, Dayton, Ohio

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  • Marriage
    24 April 1851Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1822: Marion, Indiana, United States


    Age 23

    Dayton was incorporated as a city.

    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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