George Washington Chapman

21 February 1834–25 February 1910 (Age 76)
Whitby, Durham, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Chapman was born on 21 February 1834, in Whitby, Durham, Ontario, Canada, his father, Rev. George Washington Chapman, was 30 and his mother, Narcissa Hopkins, was 32. He married Fanny Arletta Hull on 13 October 1857, in Bryan, Williams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Frankfort, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Gibbon, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1951. He died on 25 February 1910, in Marathon, Clermont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Colby, Clark, Wisconsin, United States.

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George Washington Chapman
Fanny Arletta Hull
Marriage: 13 October 1857
Leon Willis Chapman
Lester Wilbur Chapman
Lewis Walter Chapman
Lyman Willard Chapman
Rosilla C. Chapman
George Eli Chapman
Newel Foote Chapman
Harriet May Chapman
Ella Sabrina Chapman
Olive Edith Chapman

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  • Marriage
    13 October 1857Bryan, Williams, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 2
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 20
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

    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 (33)

    • G.W. Chapman in entry for Harriet May Chapman, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • George Chapman in household of George W Chapman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • George W Chapman in entry for Harry P Brown and Olive E Chapman Hopkin Barnett, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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