Edgar Acle Chapman

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

The Life Summary 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, in Angola, Pleasant Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States. 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.

Photos and Memories (4)

Do you know Edgar Acle? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Edgar Acle Chapman
Nancy Fydelia Gary
Marriage: 1 July 1860
Deedy Chapman
Clara Amelia Chapman
Harry Chapman
Anna Chapman
Dora M. Chapman
Chester Darwin Chapman
Mary Ellen Chapman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1860Angola, Pleasant Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States
  • Children


    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    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 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.

    Possible Related Names


    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 (22)

    • Edgar Chapman in household of Asa Chapman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Edgar Chapman in entry for Geo Charnley and Anna Adams, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Edgar A Chapman, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.