Frances Ann Stearman

21 June 1829–26 November 1906 (Age 77)
Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Frances Ann

When Frances Ann Stearman was born on 21 June 1829, in Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert Craig Stearman, was 23 and her mother, Frances ( Fanny) Anderson, was 18. She married John Evarts Chipman about 1850, in United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Ganeer Township, Kankakee, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 26 November 1906, in Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Evarts Chipman
1825–1895
Frances Ann Stearman
1829–1906
Marriage: about 1850
Henry Clay Chipman
1852–1932
Millard F Chipman
1855–1918
Robert Chipman
1865–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1850
United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Craig Stearman

    Male1806–1887Male

    Frances ( Fanny) Anderson

    Female1810–1881Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1829–1906Female

    Elizabeth Stearman

    Female1832–Female

    Henry Harrison Stearman

    Male1837–1919Male

    Martha Jane Stearman

    Female1842–1927Female

    William Stearman

    Male1843–1935Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 1

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 21

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who was responsible for tending cattle, from Middle English steer ‘bullock’ + man ‘man’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Francis A Chipman in household of John E Chipman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Francis Chipman in household of John Chipman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary M Edward in entry for Henry Clay Chipman, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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