Samuel B. Chapel

1873–1933 (Age 60)
Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Samuel B.

When Samuel B. Chapel was born on 1 June 1873, in Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Newton F. Chapel, was 35 and his mother, Mary L. Hyatt, was 27. He married Inez Eloise Bastian on 12 June 1899, in Holly, Oakland, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Lyons, Ionia, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 3 August 1933, in Sheridan Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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Samuel B. Chapel
Inez Eloise Bastian
Marriage: 12 June 1899
Ernest M Chapel
Lynn E Chapel

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12 June 1899
Holly, Oakland, Michigan, 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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Chappell .2 French: from a diminutive of Old French chape ‘hooded cloak’, ‘cape’, ‘hood’, or ‘hat’ (from Late Latin cappa, capa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cloaks or hats, or a nickname for a habitual wearer of a distinctive cloak or hat.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Chapele, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Chapel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel B Chapel, "United States Census, 1910"

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