Johnathan Chapman

25 September 1729–19 December 1813 (Age 84)
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Johnathan

When Johnathan Chapman was born on 25 September 1729, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Chapman, was 30 and his mother, Abigail Lee, was 30. He married Mary Stewart on 27 February 1752. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 10 daughters. He died on 19 December 1813, in Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johnathan Chapman
1729–1813
Mary Stewart
1738–1808
Marriage: 27 February 1752
John Chapman
1752–
Anne Chapman
1752–
Mary Chapman
1753–
Thomas Chapman
1755–
Keziah Chapman
1755–1832
Jonathan Chapman
1755–
Sarah Chapman
1757–1772
Lucey Chapman
1757–
William Chapman
1760–
Salathial Chapman
1760–1844
William Chapman
1761–1772
Esther Chapman
1762–
Elisabeth Chapman
1763–1779
Ebenezer Chapman
1764–1830
Ebenezer Chapman
1764–1830
Jane Chapman
1766–1772
James Chapman
1766–1838
Jonathan Chapman
1768–
Benjamin Chapman
1769–
Mary Chapman
1770–
Paul Chapman
1771–
Mary Chapman
1773–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1752
children

(22)

+17 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 47

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 52

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 65

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jonathan Chapman in entry for Jonathan, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"
  • Jonathan in entry for Keziah Chapman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jonathan Chapman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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