William Chipman

Brief Life History of William

When William Chipman was born on 6 May 1872, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, James Chipman, was 33 and his mother, Salena Huntsman, was 28. He married Jean Claire Trane on 25 September 1893, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920 and American Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 14 May 1947, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Chipman
1872–1947
Jean Claire Trane
1875–1950
Marriage: 25 September 1893
Ora Jean Chipman
1894–1973
Luna Gaynell Chipman
1895–1984
William Trane Chipman
1897–1908
Melba Chipman
1902–1953
Eliza Trane Chipman
1904–1913

Sources (39)

  • William Chipman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Chipman - birth: 6 May 1872; American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • William Chipman, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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