Benjamin Chapman

1774–
Franklin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Benjamin

Benjamin Chapman was born in 1774, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States as the son of James S. Chapman. He married Jane Arnold on 28 August 1799, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Chapman
1774–
Jane Arnold
1780–
Marriage: 28 August 1799
Jane Chapman
1803–
John Chapman
1805–
Evelina Chapman
1810–1894
Emily Chapman
1820–1895

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1799
Franklin, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Jane Chapman

    Female1803–Female

    John Chapman

    Male1805–Male

    Female1810–1894Female

    Female1820–1895Female

Parents and Siblings

    James S. Chapman

    Male1748–Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 18

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1808

Age 34

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benj Chapman, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Benjamin Chapman, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Benjamin Chapman, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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