Lena Victoria Jane Chapman

26 April 1873–6 June 1954 (Age 81)
Schuyler, Lindsey Township, Benton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lena Victoria Jane

When Lena Victoria Jane Chapman was born on 26 April 1873, in Schuyler, Lindsey Township, Benton, Missouri, United States, her father, Anderson Chapman, was 37 and her mother, Susan Harriet Lewis, was 33. She married Henry Goss on 23 October 1892, in Jackson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bradford, White, Arkansas, United States in 1892 and Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 6 June 1954, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 81.

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Henry Goss
Lena Victoria Jane Chapman
Marriage: 23 October 1892
Asa Goss
Ora Glen Goss
Carlin Lance Goss

Spouse and Children

23 October 1892
Jackson, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 10

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 23

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

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)

  • Lena V Goss, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lena Chapman in household of Andrew Chapman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lena Goss in entry for William Samples, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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