Rosa Chapman Doar

18 December 1867–2 October 1897 (Age 29)
Aiken, Aiken, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Rosa Chapman

When Rosa Chapman Doar was born on 18 December 1867, in Aiken, Aiken, South Carolina, United States, her father, Hugh Rose Doar, was 32 and her mother, Mary Jane Chapman, was 28. She married William Eugene Salley on 20 December 1888, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Christ Church, Charleston, South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 2 October 1897, at the age of 29, and was buried in Bethany Cemetery, Aiken, Aiken, South Carolina, United States.

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William Eugene Salley
Rosa Chapman Doar
Marriage: 20 December 1888
Willie Anderson Salley

Spouse and Children

20 December 1888
South Carolina, United States


    Willie Anderson Salley


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 4

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 9

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dore .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa C Doar in household of Mary J Doar, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rosa Doar in household of Hugh R Doar, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rosa Doar Salley in entry for Took Overdose and Willie Anderson Salley, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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