Susannah Chapin

11 July 1783–1852 (Age 68)
Leyden, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Chapin was born on 11 July 1783, in Leyden, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Daniel Chapin, was 41 and her mother, Susannah Wells, was 43. She married Salem Baker on 19 March 1807, in Leyden, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Tully, Tully, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1850. She died in 1852, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 69.

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Salem Baker
Susannah Chapin
Marriage: 19 March 1807
Emerancy Baker
Alexander Baker

Spouse and Children

19 March 1807
Leyden, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 14

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 20

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

French and Spanish: from a reduced form of French eschapin or Spanish chapín, a term for a light (woman's) shoe; perhaps a nickname for someone who habitually wore this type of footwear or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Susan Baker in household of Salem Baker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susanna Chapin, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Susanna Chapin, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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