Frank Eric Chapman

31 May 1911–27 November 1995 (Age 84)
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Frank Eric

When Frank Eric Chapman was born on 31 May 1911, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Herbert Samuel Chapman, was 31 and his mother, Florence Elizabeth Hall, was 27. He married Mildred Marie McGregor on 18 August 1934, in Barrie, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. He died on 27 November 1995, in Beaverton, Brock, Durham, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 84, and was buried in Kirkfield, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada.

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Frank Eric Chapman
Mildred Marie McGregor
Marriage: 18 August 1934

Spouse and Children

18 August 1934
Barrie, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Herbert Samuel Chapman


    Florence Elizabeth Hall




    William Herbert Chapman



    Frank Eric Chapman


    John Edward Chapman


World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 23

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 32

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 44

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

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 (2)

  • Frank Eric Chapman, "Ontario, Toronto Cemetery Records, 1989-1995"
  • Frank Eric Chapman, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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