Willie Dale Chapman

July 1893–31 March 1949 (Age 55)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Willie Dale

When Willie Dale Chapman was born in July 1893, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Elisha Chapman, was 33 and her mother, Louisa Jane T. Carter, was 29. She married Clayton Alexander Bagwell on 15 November 1927, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 15 Tuckers, Montgomery, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Simpkinsville, Monroe, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died on 31 March 1949, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Clayton Alexander Bagwell
Willie Dale Chapman
Marriage: 15 November 1927
Nina Bagwell
Ina D Bagwell

Spouse and Children

15 November 1927
Jefferson, Alabama, United States



    Ina D Bagwell


Parents and Siblings

    James Elisha Chapman


    Louisa Jane T. Carter




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 2

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 15

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Willie D Bagwell in household of Alexander Bagwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie D Chapman in household of James E Chapman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willie Dale Chapman in household of James E Chapman, "United States Census, 1900"

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