Charles Chapman

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Chapman was born about 1863, in Belowda, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Chapman, was 46 and his mother, Fanny Brokenshire, was 42.

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Family Time Line

William Chapman
1819–1871
Fanny Brokenshire
1822–1894
William Henry Chapman
1841–1908
Hender Chapman
1851–1896
Jabez Chapman
1853–
Tamsen Chapman
1854–
Simon Chapman
1856–
Charles Chapman
1863–
James Brokenshire Chapman
1843–
Ann Chapman
1844–
John Chapman
1846–
Robert Chapman
1848–
Nicholas Chapman
1858–
Fanny Jane Chapman
1860–1900
Edwin Chapman
1864–
Albert Chapman
1866–

Sources (1)

  • Charles Chapman in household of William Chapman, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chap(pe)man, chepman, Old English cēapmann, cēpemann, a compound of cēap ‘barter, bargain, price, property’ + mann ‘man’.

Jewish: adopted probably for a like-sounding or like-meaning name in some other European language; see for example Kaufman .

History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. John Chapmen (sic) was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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

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