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
Frances Ann Stearman
Marriage: about 1850
Henry Clay Chipman
Millard F Chipman
Robert Chipman

Spouse and Children

about 1850
United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Craig Stearman


    Frances ( Fanny) Anderson





    Elizabeth Stearman


    Henry Harrison Stearman


    Martha Jane Stearman


    William Stearman


+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.

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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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