George Byron Chappell

21 August 1896–28 January 1975 (Age 78)
Remington, Carpenter Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States

The Life of George Byron

When George Byron Chappell was born on 21 August 1896, in Remington, Carpenter Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States, his father, William McClure Chappell, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth A Clowry, was 26. He married Alice Eliza Wilkinson on 5 September 1925, in Hollister, San Benito, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Monterey Judicial Township, Monterey, California, United States in 1940 and World in 1950. He died on 28 January 1975, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fremont, Alameda, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Byron Chappell
1896–1975
Alice Eliza Wilkinson
1905–1985
Marriage: 5 September 1925
Alice Maxine Chappell
1926–2005
Joan Elizabeth Chappell
1931–1983
Karen Ann Chappell
1942–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 September 1925
Hollister, San Benito, California, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Margaret Harriet Chappell

    Female1893–1982Female

    Mary Adelia Chappell

    Female1895–1982Female

    Male1896–1975Male

    James Rudolph Chappell

    Male1900–1965Male

    Mildred Elizabeth Chappell

    Female1911–1955Female

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 2

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1917

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a chapel, from Middle English chapel(l)e ‘chapel’, via Old French, from Late Latin capella, originally a diminutive of capa ‘hood’, ‘cloak’, but later transferred to the sense ‘chapel’, ‘sanctuary’, with reference to the shrine at Tours where the cloak of St. Martin was preserved as a relic.2 Americanized spelling of French Chappelle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geo Byron Chappell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Geo. Byron Chappell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George Byron Chappell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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