James Chapman

1849–
Virginia, United States

The Life of James

When James Chapman was born in 1849, in Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph W. Chapman, was 26 and his mother, Sara Jane Phipps, was 14. He lived in Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Joseph W. Chapman
1823–1890
Sara Jane Phipps
1835–1888
Elizabeth Ann Chapman
1849–
James Chapman
1849–
Benjamin Chapman
1857–1878
John R. Chapman
1854–1913
Harriet Chapman
1854–
Conley R. Chapman
1855–1931
Jerome Chapman
1860–1921
William Chapman
1862–1920
Alexander Lunford Chapman
1862–1939
Mary Jane Chapman
1864–1933
Lydia Chapman
1866–
Charles Chapman
1871–1918
Frances Chapman
1872–
Alice Rachael Chapman
1872–1935
Thomas Chapman
1874–
Abram Chapman
1875–

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph W. Chapman

    Male1823–1890Male

    Sara Jane Phipps

    Female1835–1888Female

siblings

(16)

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 12

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (1)

  • James Chapman in household of Joseph Chapman, "United States Census, 1850"

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