Theresa A. Chappell

17 March 1879–15 November 1955 (Age 76)
Lyons, Lyons, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life of Theresa A.

When Theresa A. Chappell was born on 17 March 1879, in Lyons, Lyons, Wayne, New York, United States, her father, Daniel Chappell, was 31 and her mother, Susan Elmer, was 22. She died on 15 November 1955, in Lyons, Lyons, Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lyons, Lyons, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Daniel Chappell
Susan Elmer
Daniel Chappell
Chrise A Chappel
Theresa A. Chappell
Mary A. Chappell
Lillian Chappell
Myrtha Bernice Chappell

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Chappell


    Susan Elmer




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a chapel, from Middle English chapel(l)e ‘chapel’, via Old French, from Late Latin capella, originally a diminutive of capa ‘hood’, ‘cloak’, but later transferred to the sense ‘chapel’, ‘sanctuary’, with reference to the shrine at Tours where the cloak of St. Martin was preserved as a relic.2 Americanized spelling of French Chappelle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theresa A Chappell in household of Daniel Chappell, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Theresa Chapell in household of Daniel Chapell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thersa Chapel in household of Danield Chapel, "United States Census, 1910"

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