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
1870–1949
Mary Lillian Chapman
1875–1964
Marriage: 1902
Stuart John Wilber
1902–1982
Owen J. Wilber
1902–1995
Helena Gertrude Wilber
1904–1999
Mary Lillian Wilber
1905–2000
Paul Chapman Wilber
1909–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1902
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Joseph Chapman

    Male1843–1907Male

    Emma Cranmore

    Female1840–1929Female

siblings

(7)

+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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