Mary Lillian Chapman

17 December 1875–29 April 1964 (Age 88)
Cresco, Howard, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Lillian

When Mary Lillian Chapman was born on 17 December 1875, in Cresco, Howard, Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Joseph Chapman, was 32 and her mother, Emma Cranmore, was 35. She married Harvey Gabriel Wilber in 1902. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Belleville Township, Republic, Kansas, United States in 1915. She died on 29 April 1964, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Gabriel Wilber
Mary Lillian Chapman
Marriage: 1902
Stuart John Wilber
Owen J. Wilber
Helena Gertrude Wilber
Mary Lillian Wilber
Paul Chapman Wilber

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Joseph Chapman


    Emma Cranmore




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chapman, Old English cēapmann, a compound of cēap ‘barter’, ‘bargain’, ‘price’, ‘property’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian M Wilber in household of Harvey G Wilber, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Lillian Chapman in household of T J Chapman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary L Chapman in household of Chapman, "United States Census, 1900"

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