Betsey Chapman Thorp

1803–1822 (Age 19)
Camillus, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Betsey Chapman

When Betsey Chapman Thorp was born on 31 October 1803, in Camillus, Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Thorp, was 23 and her mother, Sally Chapman, was 21. She married Lewis Hyatt on 27 November 1821, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 26 November 1822, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Saint Matthews Parish Cemetery, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Betsey Chapman Thorp
Lewis Hyatt
Marriage: 27 November 1821
Betsey T. Hyatt

Spouse & Children

27 November 1821
Connecticut, United States


  • Betsey T. Hyatt


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1803–1822Female

  • Female1807–1835Female

  • William C. Thorpe


  • Lydia L. Thorp


  • George Burton Waller


+1 More Child

World Events (6)


Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 1

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.

Age 9

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Betsey Thorp, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Betsey Thorp in entry for Lewis Hyaat, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Betsey Chapman Hyatt, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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