Ruth Chapwell

25 January 1726–20 February 1751 (Age 25)
Hebron, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Chapwell was born on 25 January 1726, in Hebron, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jonathan Chapwell, was 26 and her mother, Ruth Hutchinson, was 32. She married William Peters Sr on 5 January 1743, in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1725. She died on 20 February 1751, in Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 25, and was buried in Andover, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Peters Sr
1722–1760
Ruth Chapwell
1726–1751
Marriage: 5 January 1743
Mary Peters
1744–1838
Abraham Peters
1744–1745
James Solomon Peters
1744–1788
Andrew Peters
Bemsle Peters
Jesse Sanford Peters
William Peters Jr
1746–1825
Micheal Peters
1748–
Andrew Peters
1748–
Jonathan Peters
1749–1756
Deal Peters
1750–
Ann Peters
1751–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 January 1743
Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chadwell St. Mary in Essex or Chadwell in Leicestershire, both named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Compare Caldwell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Chapwell, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ruth Chapwell, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ruth Chapwell, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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