Samuel Johnson Chapman

23 September 1914–9 September 1994 (Age 80)
Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Samuel Johnson

When Samuel Johnson Chapman was born on 23 September 1914, in Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States, his father, John Wilson Chapman, was 25 and his mother, Ruth Eleanor Johnson, was 25. He married Helen Jeanette Wehr on 8 August 1940, in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States. He lived in Fallon, Montana, United States in 1920 and St. Ignatius, Lake, Montana, United States in 1930. He died on 9 September 1994, in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States.

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Samuel Johnson Chapman
Helen Jeanette Wehr
Marriage: 8 August 1940

Spouse and Children

8 August 1940
Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Wilson Chapman


    Ruth Eleanor Johnson





    Mary Agnes Chapman


    Daniel Matson Chapman


    John Jay Chapman


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1923: Lake, Montana, United States
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Samuel J Chapman in household of John W Chapman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel J Chapman in household of John W Chapman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Johnson Chapman, "Montana, County Voting Records, 1884-1992"

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