Sarah M. Chapman

1 December 1855–
Nicholas, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah M.

When Sarah M. Chapman was born on 1 December 1855, in Nicholas, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob C Chapman, was 34 and her mother, Mary " Polly" Hamrick, was 32. She lived in Braxton, Braxton, West Virginia, United States in 1855 and Clay, Virginia, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Jacob C Chapman
1821–1907
Mary " Polly" Hamrick
1823–1858
Andrew Jackson Chapman
1849–1934
James E Chapman
1851–1860
Sarah M. Chapman
1855–
Jacob Floyd Chapman
1858–1919

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob C Chapman

    Male1821–1907Male

    Mary " Polly" Hamrick

    Female1823–1858Female

siblings

(4)

    Andrew Jackson Chapman

    Male1849–1934Male

    James E Chapman

    Male1851–1860Male

    Female1855–Female

    Jacob Floyd Chapman

    Male1858–1919Male

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 6

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah M Chapman in household of Wm Chapman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah M. Chapman, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Sarah M. Chapman, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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