Benjamin Chappell

about 1724–before 1843 (Age 119)
Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Chappell was born about 1724, in Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Chappell Sr., was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Scott, was 28. He died before 1843, at the age of 118.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Chappell Sr.
1696–1749
Elizabeth Scott
1696–1761
Sarah Chappell
1721–
Bethia Chappell
1723–
Sarah Chappell
1724–1800
Benjamin Chappell
1724–1843
Nancy Chappell
1726–1837
Thomas Chappell
1727–1763
Emelia Chappell
1729–1839
Drury Chappell
1730–1848
Samuel Chappell Jr
1722–1765
Elizabeth Chappell
1722–1786
Mary Chappell
1724–
James Chappell
1733–
John C. Chappell Sr.
1735–1808
James Chappell
1740–1769
Robert Chapell
1740–1773
Robert Chappell
1742–

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World Events (6)

1775
Age 51
"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776
Age 52
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 62
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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a chapel, from Middle English chapel(l)e ‘chapel’, via Old French, from Late Latin capella, originally a diminutive of capa ‘hood, cloak’, but later transferred to the sense ‘chapel, sanctuary’, with reference to the shrine at Tours where the cloak of Saint Martin was preserved as a relic.

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

Possible Related Names

Chapple
Capell
Chappelle
Chapell
Chappel
Chapel

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