Cyrus Chapin

25 January 1790–15 May 1827 (Age 37)
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Cyrus

When Cyrus Chapin was born on 25 January 1790, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Paul Chapin, was 34 and his mother, Clarissa M. Kilbourn, was 25. He married Sarah Gridley on 31 January 1816. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 15 May 1827, in United States, at the age of 37.

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Cyrus Chapin
Sarah Gridley
Marriage: 31 January 1816
Henry L. Chapin
Cyrus Chapin

Spouse and Children

31 January 1816


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

Age 13

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

French and Spanish: from a reduced form of French eschapin or Spanish chapín, a term for a light (woman's) shoe; perhaps a nickname for someone who habitually wore this type of footwear or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cyrus Chapin, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Cyrus Chapin, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924"
  • Book:The Chapin Book Vol.I and II Genealogical Data Descendants of Deacon Samuel Chapin Compiled by Gilbert Warren Chapin

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