Jane L. Chapman

3 January 1811–
Marion, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jane L.

When Jane L. Chapman was born on 3 January 1811, in Marion, Ohio, United States, her father, Harvey Chapman, was 22 and her mother, Ruth Hill, was 24. She married Reason B. Riggle on 28 November 1830. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Ohio, United States in 1870. She died in Marion, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reason B. Riggle
Jane L. Chapman
Marriage: 28 November 1830
Harriet L.A. Riggle
George H. Riggle
Melissa J. Riggle
Mary E. Riggle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1830
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 25
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    Age 35
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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 (4)

    • J L Rigel in household of R Rigel, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabith Chatma... in entry for Mary E Tarlton, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
    • Jane L Riggle in household of Cabiss Tarlton, "United States Census, 1870"

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