Mary Anne Chapman

Female1846–

Brief Life History of Mary Anne

When Mary Anne Chapman was born in 1846, in Padstow, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Chapman, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Williams, was 23.

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Family Time Line

John Chapman
1818–1878
Elizabeth Williams
1823–
Elizabeth Jane Chapman
1844–
Mary Anne Chapman
1846–
Agnes Williams Chapman
1849–
Christian Chapman
1851–
William John Chapman
1854–
Catherine Chapman
1856–

Sources (2)

  • Mary Chapman in household of John Chapman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Anne Chapman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 34

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

1884

Age 38

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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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