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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Family Time Line

Benjamin O Chapman
1863–1946
Rebecca ( Becky) Worley
1862–1955
Marriage: 20 November 1886
Arthur Earl ( Stub) Chapman
1887–1982
Mabel Cloe Chapman
1889–1981
Grace Chapman
1890–1890
Muriel Floy Chapman
1892–1972
Carl LeRoy Chapman
1893–1984
Doris Blanche Chapman
1896–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1886
Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Brown Worley

    Male1822–1893Male

    Martha E. Hay

    Female1827–1884Female

siblings

(5)

    Daniel J. Worley

    Male1847–1925Male

    Valentine Worley

    Male1851–1929Male

    Elizabeth A Worley

    Female1852–1937Female

    Mary Ellen Worley

    Female1859–1916Female

    Female1862–1955Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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