Frank Julius Chapin

Male28 July 1909–3 May 1989

Brief Life History of Frank Julius

When Frank Julius Chapin was born on 28 July 1909, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, his father, Frank Bartholomew Chapin, was 37 and his mother, Mary Magdalena Dammann, was 26. He married Gene B Richardson on 14 March 1938, in Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Berlin Township, Otoe, Nebraska, United States in 1920. He died on 3 May 1989, in Lake Havasu City, Mohave, Arizona, United States, at the age of 79.

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Frank Julius Chapin
Gene B Richardson
Marriage: 14 March 1938
Douglas Chapin

Sources (11)

  • Frank J Chapin, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Frank J Chapin, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Frank Julius Chapin, "Nebraska, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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  • Marriage
    14 March 1938Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 1

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    1910 · The Mann Act

    Age 1

    This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.


    Age 22

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    French and Spanish: from Old French eschapin, Spanish chapín ‘type of overshoe made of cork’, applied as a nickname for someone who habitually wore this type of footwear or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made them.

    English: variant of Chopin , more commonly surviving in England as Chopping and Chappin.

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

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