Stephen Chipman

8 August 1805–17 February 1868 (Age 62)
Johnstown, Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Stephen

When Stephen Chipman was born on 8 August 1805, in Johnstown, Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America, his father, Barnabas Lathrop Chipman, was 42 and his mother, Beulah Evarts, was 44. He married Amanda Washburn on 23 May 1825, in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1837 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 17 February 1868, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Chipman
Amanda Washburn
Marriage: 23 May 1825
Beulah Chipman
Lucy Chipman
Stephen Washburn Chipman Sr
Sinah Ceneth Chipman
William Henry Chipman
James Chipman
Caroline Chipman
Martha Elizabeth Chipman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1825Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 7
    Missouri Territory was organized from part of the Louisiana Territory on June 4, 1812.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 20
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English chipman (Old English cȳp(e)mann), a side form of chapman, chepman ‘merchant, trader’; see Chapman , with which this name was interchangeable.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Stephen Chipman Story

    The Chipman odyssey began in 1836, in Ontario, Canada. Stephen Chipman stopped to hear a group of Mormon missionaries sing and commented, "Men who can sing like that must be men of God." Shortly after …

    Sources (115)

    • Stepn Chipman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Stephen Chipman in entry for Washburn Chipman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Stephen Chipman, "United States Census, 1850"

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