Electa Minerva Chapman

5 October 1805–12 October 1866 (Age 61)
Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Electa Minerva

When Electa Minerva Chapman was born on 5 October 1805, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Daniel Chapman, was 31 and her mother, Priscilla Bradley, was 28. She married Daniel Brooks Sherwood on 22 November 1827, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 12 October 1866, in Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Brooks Sherwood
1800–1879
Electa Minerva Chapman
1805–1866
Marriage: 22 November 1827
Julia Ann Sherwood
1828–1907
Caroline Eliza Sherwood
1829–1909
Bradley Chapman Sherwood
1834–1908
Lafayette Judson Sherwood
1835–1925
Harriet Augusta Sherwood
1837–1844
Marvin Walker (or Wilmont) Sherwood
1842–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1827
Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(6)

    Julia Ann Sherwood

    Female1828–1907Female

    Caroline Eliza Sherwood

    Female1829–1909Female

    Male1834–1908Male

    Lafayette Judson Sherwood

    Male1835–1925Male

    Harriet Augusta Sherwood

    Female1837–1844Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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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Sources (3)

  • Electra Sherwood in household of Daniel B Sherwood, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Electa M Sherwood in household of Daniel B Sherwood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Electa M Chapman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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