Sarah Chapman

about August 1866–
Croydon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Chapman was born about August 1866, in Croydon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Chapman, was 37 and her mother, Catherine Carter, was 37.

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William Chapman
Catherine Carter
Harriet Anne Chapman
Jane Chapman
Arthur Chapman
Sarah Chapman
Job Chapman
Arthur Chapman
Eliza Chapman

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 14
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 18
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 38
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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Sources (4)

  • Sarah Chapman, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Sarah Chapman in household of William Chapman, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Chapman, "England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 "

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