Harry Chapman

May 1868–
Brighton, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harry

Harry Chapman was born in May 1868, in Brighton, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom as the son of Reuben Chapman and Annie Gamon. He married Mary Francis Pielow on 18 January 1899, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1905 and New York City, New York, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Harry Chapman
Mary Francis Pielow
Marriage: 18 January 1899
Robert Francis Chapman

Spouse and Children


    Mary Francis Pielow


18 January 1899
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


    Robert Francis Chapman


Parents and Siblings

    Reuben Chapman


    Annie Gamon




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Harry Chapman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Chapman, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Harry Chapman, "United States Census, 1910"

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