Edgar Acle Chapman

28 February 1839–20 January 1918 (Age 78)
Hambden, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edgar Acle

When Edgar Acle Chapman was born on 28 February 1839, in Hambden, Geauga, Ohio, United States, his father, Asahel Chapman, was 34 and his mother, Lavinia, was 32. He married Nancy Fydelia Gary on 1 July 1860. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 20 January 1918, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Kirkwood, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Acle Chapman
1839–1918
Nancy Fydelia Gary
1837–1926
Marriage: 1 July 1860
Deedy Chapman
1862–1864
Chapman
1864–1864
Clara Amelia Chapman
1865–1956
Harry Chapman
1869–1869
Anna Chapman
1879–1963
Dora M. Chapman
1867–1918
Chester Darwin Chapman
1870–1899
Mary Ellen Chapman
1877–1920

Spouse and Children

    Male1839–1918Male

    Nancy Fydelia Gary

    Female1837–1926Female

MARRIAGE
1 July 1860
Angola, Steuben, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Deedy Chapman

    Female1862–1864Female

    Chapman

    Male1864–1864Male

    Female1865–1956Female

    Dora M. Chapman

    Female1867–1918Female

    Harry Chapman

    Male1869–1869Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1804–1893Male

    Lavinia

    Female1807–1842Female

siblings

(6)

    Darwin Chapman

    Male1829–Male

    Harriette Chapman

    Female1833–Female

    Lucy M. Chapman

    Female1835–Female

    Maria Chapman

    Female1836–1842Female

    Eagen Chapman

    Male1837–1844Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 9

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 21

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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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Story Highlight

Reorganized Church

Edgar Acle Chapman joined the Reorganized Church in the early days of the church. Can be found in Family Search under Early membership records for the Reorganized Church.

Sources (3)

  • Edgar Chapman in household of Asa Chapman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edgar Chapman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • E A Chapman, "United States Census, 1880"

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