John Elisha Chappell

13 December 1848–24 February 1907 (Age 58)
Missouri, United States

The Life of John Elisha

When John Elisha Chappell was born on 13 December 1848, in Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas W Chappell, was 26 and his mother, Altera McCalister, was 23. He married Lucretia Emeline Odell on 15 December 1869, in Saline, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Marshall Township, Saline, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 24 February 1907, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Elisha Chappell
1848–1907
Lucretia Emeline Odell
1848–1902
Marriage: 15 December 1869
Cora Alice Chappell
1873–1876
Nora Leah Chappell
1875–1949
Oscar Alvin Chappell
1877–1878
Mary A. Chappell
1878–1910
Bertha Colin Chappell
1879–1947
Frances Virginia Chappell
1882–1956
Thomas Calloway Chappell
1887–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 December 1869
Saline, Missouri, United States
children

(7)

    Cora Alice Chappell

    Female1873–1876Female

    Female1875–1949Female

    Oscar Alvin Chappell

    Male1877–1878Male

    Mary A. Chappell

    Female1878–1910Female

    Female1879–1947Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas W Chappell

    Male1822–1879Male

    Female1825–1904Female

siblings

(6)

    James Madison Chappell

    Male1844–1910Male

    Sarah E. Chappell

    Female1846–1860Female

    Male1848–1907Male

    Ana Liza Chappell

    Female1855–Female

    Ann E Chappel

    Female1856–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1860

Age 12

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John E Chappell in household of T W Chappell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John E Chappell in household of Thomas W Chappell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John E Chappell in household of Thomas W Chappell, "United States Census, 1850"

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