Rebecca ( Becky) Worley

3 January 1862–4 January 1955 (Age 93)
Pioneer, Williams, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rebecca ( Becky)

When Rebecca ( Becky) Worley was born on 3 January 1862, in Pioneer, Williams, Ohio, United States, her father, Harvey Brown Worley, was 39 and her mother, Martha E. Hay, was 34. She married Benjamin O Chapman on 20 November 1886, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Gibbon, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years and Gibbon Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 4 January 1955, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Gibbon, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States.

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Benjamin O Chapman
Rebecca ( Becky) Worley
Marriage: 20 November 1886
Arthur Earl ( Stub) Chapman
Mabel Cloe Chapman
Grace Chapman
Muriel Floy Chapman
Carl LeRoy Chapman
Doris Blanche Chapman

Spouse and Children

20 November 1886
Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Brown Worley


    Martha E. Hay




    Daniel J. Worley


    Valentine Worley


    Elizabeth A Worley


    Mary Ellen Worley



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 1

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 28

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: most probably a habitational name, either from a variant spelling of Wortley , or alternatively from places in Essex and Somerset called Warley, named in Old English with wær, wer ‘weir’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, or from Warley in the West Midlands, which is named with Old English weorf ‘draft oxen’ + lēah.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Chapman in household of Benjamin Chapman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rebecca Chapman in household of Benjamin Chapman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rebecca Worley in household of Harvey B Worley, "United States Census, 1870"

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