Levi Franklin Chapman

20 May 1851–25 March 1923 (Age 71)
Springvale, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Levi Franklin

When Levi Franklin Chapman was born on 20 May 1851, in Springvale, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Chapman, was 49 and his mother, Maria Cheeseman, was 46. He married Aramintha E. Fields on 24 September 1871, in Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Holton, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died on 25 March 1923, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States.

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Levi Franklin Chapman
Aramintha E. Fields
Marriage: 24 September 1871
Levi Grant Chapman
Theresa Ellen Chapman
Benjamin Franklin Chapman
Jennie Laura Chapman
Aramintha Chapman
Lemuel Filmore Chapman
Sylvia S. Chapman
Nancy Estella Chapman
Elsie Chapman

Spouse and Children

24 September 1871
Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Benjamin Cheeseman Chapman


    Ruth Ann Chapman


    Nathanial Chapman


    Mary CHAPMAN


    John CHAPMAN


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 3

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Franklin Chapman in household of John H Chapman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Frank Chapman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Levy F Chapman, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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