Rosswell Chapin

about 1784–about 1870 (Age 86)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Rosswell

When Rosswell Chapin was born about 1784, in Vermont, United States, his father, Daniel Chapin, was 19 and his mother, Lucy Martin, was 18. He married Sarah Marsh on 10 May 1820, in Hamilton, Butler, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Milford Township, Butler, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died about 1870, in Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Rosswell Chapin
1784–1870
Sarah Marsh
1798–1870
Marriage: 10 May 1820
Margaret Lucinda Chapin
1819–1900
Chapin
1832–1833
Chapin
1837–1837
William Chapin
1839–
Daniel Owen Chapin
1825–1894
Samuel Chapin
1826–1849
Joseph L Chapin
1833–1906

Spouse and Children

    Male1784–1870Male

    Sarah Marsh

    Female1798–1870Female

MARRIAGE
10 May 1820
Hamilton, Butler, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    Margaret Lucinda Chapin

    Female1819–1900Female

    Daniel Owen Chapin

    Male1825–1894Male

    Samuel Chapin

    Male1826–1849Male

    Chapin

    Female1832–1833Female

    Joseph L Chapin

    Male1833–1906Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 7

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Roswell Chafin in household of Margaret Grimes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ross Chapin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rosswill Chapin, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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