Alma Grace Chapman

10 June 1904–19 May 1969 (Age 64)
Hanover, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alma Grace

When Alma Grace Chapman was born on 10 June 1904, in Hanover, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, her father, Frank Henry Chapman, was 37 and her mother, Grace Johanna Moyle, was 27. She married Fred Leroy Koehler on 16 December 1922, in Manchester, Delaware, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sheridan, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Julien Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 19 May 1969, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Dubuque Memorial Gardens, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Leroy Koehler
Alma Grace Chapman
Marriage: 16 December 1922
Glennalee G. Koehler
Fred William Koehler
Shirley Ann Koehler
Kenneth LeRoy Koehler
Ted Alan Koehler
Enid June Koehler
Karen Kay (Butch) Koehler

Spouse and Children

    Fred Leroy Koehler



16 December 1922
Manchester, Delaware, Iowa, United States



    Fred William Koehler


    Shirley Ann Koehler


    Kenneth LeRoy Koehler


    Ted Alan Koehler


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Henry Chapman


    Grace Johanna Moyle




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elma Koehlar in household of Fred Koehlar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alma G Chapman in household of William H Chapman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elma G Koehler in household of Fred L Koehler, "United States Census, 1930"

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